Leveraging Scheduling Technologies to Meet the Demands of COVID-19

Kronos scheduling solutions provide flexibility in deploying staff to meet changing needs.

COVID-19 has greatly impacted healthcare staffing. Learn how Kronos® for Healthcare Solutions align staffing with census, workload and employee skills.

The pandemic has altered healthcare staffing, placing extreme pressure on emergency department and ICU employees while OR, outpatient clinic, and physician office staff members have been idled and, in some cases, furloughed. Some healthcare organizations have moved to a tiered staffing model for their care teams, reassigning non-ICU nurses and staff to work with experienced ICU clinicians.

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Kronos scheduling solutions enable healthcare organizations to deploy staff according to current and anticipated patient census and needs; unit workloads; and employee skills, certifications, and availability:

  • Kronos Workforce Scheduler™ automates schedule creation based on census and predicted volumes while accounting for staff skills, experience, and preferences
  • Workforce Workload Manager™ for Healthcare determines each patient’s level-of-care needs and creates equitable shift assignments
  • Workforce Target Intelligence™ delivers the critical shift-based information needed to maximize shift-based productivity
  • Kronos EZCall® schedules providers in their assigned departments and supports scheduling them in other practice settings during the pandemic

Download this informative piece to learn more about how Kronos for Healthcare scheduling technologies are helping healthcare organizations efficiently meet their changing staffing needs during challenging times.