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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The time-motion study was conducted by using continuous observation method.
In the time-motion study, data were collected in printed forms.
In our time-motion study, she rarely moved from behind her desk and remained seated throughout most of class instruction.
An independent time-motion study in this particular hospital should be carried out to establish the correct measure for each unit in this institution, as patient workload can vary from unit to unit (Walker, 1990), and validity is increased with the use of studies taken from the actual units evaluated (Williamson & Johnston, 1988).
In a prospective time-motion study of his own five-practitioner, 7,000-patient, community-based practice's efforts to provide such care coordination for patients, Dr.
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.
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, she said at the triennial congress of the International Medical Informatics Association.