time-motion study

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an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort

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In our time-motion study, she rarely moved from behind her desk and remained seated throughout most of class instruction.
The results come from a time-motion study in which observers shadowed primary care physicians before and after implementation of the electronic health records (EHR) system and timed their activities, she said in a poster presentation at the triennial congress of the International Medical Informatics Association.
A time-motion study revealed that, on average, ExpressPay transactions are 53% faster than paying with payment cards with no signature, and 63% faster than cash," said Bonalle.
To find and eventually minimize wasted physician time, conduct a time-motion study on each doctor's practice style.
Releasing the first phase at the hearing, researchers testified that 54% of nursing homes have less than the minimum staffing level for nurse's aides, as suggested by their time-motion study, and that 23% were below the suggested minimum staffing level for total licensed staff.