hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: RE: burning/healthcare -now time studies

    Time studies are a waste of time in nursing because the human factor
isn't considered . You can't compare how long it takes to sharpen a pencil
with how long it takes to give a shot . There are to many variables with
human beings. If the person wants that shot it can take minutes, if they
don't it can take 5 people and an hour. Those of us who have worked in Psych
know that only to well.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, January 06, 2003 5:55 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] RE: burning/healthcare

> Ceres: I found this very interesting information. Most of my life I have
> prescribed to the belief that I am first, and foremost, an information
> gathering type of person...you'd not believe the interesting bits of
> stuff I have stored away in my brain for future reference. :-) I am well
> acquainted with time studies--there was a whole series of time studies
> done with nurses back in the 1940's or 50's that have been allowed to
> rule the payment system for insurance since that time and therefore
> drives the nursing salary market to this day...too bad no one has
> thought to re-do those old studies in today's current technology driven
> healthcare environment (oh, I'm sure they've tried but those old studies
> are very powerfully entrenched with insurance companies!)...They say
> they know precisely how long it takes a nurse to make a bed, empty a
> bedpan, give an injection, mop a floor, feed a patient, etc. etc ad
> infinitum. Interesting way to spend your life...analysing the minutes
> and seconds of a workday...Thanks for the info...
>  Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>  On Mon 01/06,
> Cersgarden@aol.com wrote: Melody, there is a chemical engineering degree
> which provides lots of opportunities. ... An Industrial engineer works
> with time &amp; method. You may have heard the term 'time study'. This
> is the work of an IE. We set the work standards for the production
> employees providing micro elements of work &amp; time allotted for the
> most efficient method to maintain the tolerances and quality as rqd by
> Deere yet provide an incentive opportunity for the production employee.
> ... This is probably more than you ever wanted to know. Best of luck to
> your son and his interests. Ceres
> _______________________________________________
> Join Excite! - http://www.excite.com
> The most personalized portal on the Web!
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement