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Hospitals Struggle with Staff Scheduling Due to Ineffective Methods

December 18, 2019

Staff scheduling continues to be a widespread challenge in hospitals and healthcare facilities. Despite the growing difficulties, some units are still resorting to outdated scheduling methods.

Your Chain Pharmacy Could Benefit from Centralized Scheduling

December 13, 2019

Scheduling for a pharmacy chain presents a unique set of challenges, as the store manager or lead pharmacist is responsible for scheduling store staff, technicians, float staff, and pharmacists for numerous locations. This rings especially true for those pharmacies still relying on outdated, manual scheduling methods, such as pen and paper or online spreadsheets.

Reduce Labor Costs by Implementing Employee Scheduling Software

December 10, 2019

Unless you happen to be a skilled mathematician, creating and revising an employee shift schedule that works well for everyone can be a complicated and time-consuming process. Regardless of the size of the company, manual scheduling often results in a loss of time and resources. This can be especially troublesome if you’re a healthcare organization. Maintaining proper staffing levels at all times is important to any company, but in healthcare it is crucial. Ensuring the quality of patient care and meeting safety standards is a demanding job in itself. Keeping optimal staffing levels while not over-working your staff can seem downright impossible at times. Without optimizing and organizing your staff, they can quickly become overwhelmed, and your budget will also suffer due to costly overtime hours.

10 Things to Consider When Evaluating an Employee Management Software Solution

November 27, 2019

When traditional scheduling methods aren’t cutting it anymore, and you’re spending far too much time and resources on scheduling issues, you know it’s time for a major overhaul. It’s obvious you need a solution. Consider online employee scheduling software. And maybe you’ve already been thinking about it but have no idea how to choose the right one for your business.

Are You Ready to Set Your Pharmacy Scheduling Spreadsheet on Fire?

November 21, 2019

Scheduling isn’t an easy task, no matter what the industry, but pharmacies deal with staff scheduling challenges that are unique and specific to the pharmacy field. This is especially true for those pharmacies who are still resorting to outdated, manual scheduling methods, such as spreadsheets, and worse, pen and paper.

Patient Outcomes Better with Hospital Scheduling Software

November 18, 2019

As the healthcare industry continues to make incredible advances in technology, it’s a bit of a mystery why some hospitals are still using outdated, manual scheduling processes such as spreadsheets, or even pen and paper. What’s worse is there are many complicated issues related to manual scheduling that continue to plague staffing managers as they spend a large portion of their work days building schedules, making changes to an already distributed schedule, and then attempting to contact employees to make sure they are aware of any last-minute changes or urgent shift needs.

New Feature-Configurable Scheduling Format

November 8, 2019

Schedule360 constantly strives to offer the best employee scheduling software by using only the latest web and mobile technologies. Occasionally our product features need to be updated or improved to ensure optimal customer satisfaction for our clients. If something isn’t working perfectly for our clients, we want to know, so we can work to remedy the situation.

How To Create The Best Pharmacy Schedule

October 30, 2019

Running an efficient pharmacy requires effective scheduling capabilities. You'll need to schedule store staff, floats, technicians, and pharmacists. Creating a pharmacy schedule can be easier said than done if you don't have the right scheduling software. You'll want to make sure there are no holes in your pharmacy schedule and that you meet everybody's scheduling needs, all while ensuring the schedule is fair and balanced.

How to Manage a Time Off Request

October 22, 2019

Sometimes, a little time away from the office is just what one needs, to relax, regroup, or just catch their breath while enjoying some fresh new scenery around them. Other times, putting in a time-off request is necessary, such as when an unforeseen illness or family emergency arises.
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