RN staffing is inadequate: study

Aug 1, 2019 | Nursing Turnover & Hours, Research & Studies of PBJ Data

RN staffing is inadequate: study

An analysis of a year’s worth of payroll data has revealed that as many as 75% of U.S. nursing homes do not meet federal expectations for registered nurse staffing.

Investigators from Harvard and Vanderbilt also said that 7 out of every 10 facilities self-reported higher total direct staffing levels than could be verified in the now-standard Payroll-Based Journal.




August 1, 2019


Berklan, James. “RN Staffing Is Inadequate: Study.” McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, 1 Aug. 2019, www.mcknights.com/print-news/rn-staffing-is-inadequate-study