Kronos Advanced Scheduler and Hospital Capacity Management

Dec 2, 2014 9:32:00 AM

This topic is gaining more and more steam, and generating discussion in our Kronos Consulting practice. I was browsing one of my favorite presentation sites, Slideshare, and came across a deck on Hospital Capacity Management. To start, let's make certain we are talking about the same thing. Rene states that "The main objective of capacity management is to efficiently use the main physical resource of a hospital (beds) in order to provide excellent care to actual and future patients." She goes on to talk about patient flow and the complexity that is this subject.

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Kronos Effective Dating (Part 2 - Workforce Scheduler)

Jun 11, 2012 12:44:00 PM

My last article (Part 1) outlined how effective dates impacted the employee record for Workforce Timekeeper (WTK) items. In this article I will discuss how the Workforce Central (WFC) system handles effective dates for those components that apply to a Workforce Scheduler (WFS) licensed employee.  First, let’s start with a scenario: 

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Fun with Cascading Pay Codes

Dec 10, 2009 9:34:00 AM

Kronos WFC v6.1 introduced the concept of "Cascading Pay Codes." And actually the logic of cascading pay codes was introduced a few versions back as a part of the Leave module -- the idea had so many possibilities that Kronos incorporated it into the main module of WTK.

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Working With Kronos Advanced Schedules - Multiple Shifts

Nov 30, 2009 8:24:00 AM

When you are building a schedule for an employee, it is often common that an employee will do multiple things during that period of time while they are working. For example (using hospital schedules), a nurse may spend the morning precepting another employee and the afternoon floating to another unit. Both of those are schedule transfers.

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Kronos Org Map Transfers and Priorities

Nov 17, 2009 11:33:00 AM

The introduction of schedules and the org map into Kronos Workforce Central Timekeeper provides an area of opportunity for your time transfers to be handle in a whole new way. (And you all read the previous blog entry on WHY you should do all transfers via the org map with schedules, especially in Kronos Healthcare, right?!)

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