New Study Shows Ways To Retain Nurses, Reduce Costs And Keep Patients Safe

Source: Medical News Today, March 31, 2009

A new research study, published in the March/April issue of the journal Nursing Economics, has determined what factors can help keep new nurses from leaving their jobs and – in doing so – save health systems money. When nurses leave for another position or retire early, it dramatically affects a hospital’s bottom line – as much as 5 percent of a hospital’s budget may go to paying for nursing turnover costs.

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