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Nurse Productivity Measures for the 21st Century

Moody, Roseanne C.


Abstract: The concept and measurement of nurses' productivity ranges from traditional economic interpretation of nurses as labor costs to human capital theory interpretation of nurses as intellectual capital assets.

Roseanne C. Moody, RN, MSN, is Assistant Professor of Nursing, Ivy Tech State College, Evansville, IN. E-mail:

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