• The nationwide push to address violence against healthcare workers: 4 updates

    Amid violence against healthcare workers, hospitals, health systems and states across the U.S. are working to address the issue. These efforts range from appointing "workplace violence coordinators" to holding a gun violence prevention forum.
  • Ensuring your workforce is future-ready

    Beyond recruitment & retention: Hospitals are embracing a new strategy to improve nurse staffing. Learn more here.
  • Most college grads hold jobs that don't require degrees

    Most college graduates are underemployed, with 52% employed in jobs that don't typically require a bachelor's degree one year after graduation and many of them staying with those jobs for at least a decade. 
  • Tech startup launches solution to the critical workforce shortage

    Healthcare systems are continuously competing for the same shrinking talent pool. Apprenticeships solve employers’ worker shortages by attracting promising, diverse candidates to the healthcare field.
  • Industry report: How AI is powering healthcare executive searches

    CEO exits are soaring. How experts predict AI will aid in ramped-up executive searches — here.
  • The dying art of performance reviews

    Some employers are sunsetting annual performance reviews in favor of regular, daily feedback — a trend experts predict will become increasingly prevalent, The Wall Street Journal reported Feb. 22.
  • CMS tells employees to come back to the office

    CMS is asking employees to spend more time in the office, Politico reported Feb. 22. 
  • Companies struggle to break up with diplomas

    More companies are moving to tear the "paper ceiling" by removing degree requirements from job postings that could be done without them. But there's been more talk than progress, according to a recent Harvard Business School report. 
  • NP employment per 1K jobs, by state

    Among all U.S. states, Tennessee has the highest number of jobs for nurse practitioners per 1,000 jobs in the state, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  • Clinicians' many side hustles

    The gig economy is gaining momentum, and more than one-third of clinicians are taking advantage.
  • Oregon considers making hospital worker assault a felony

    Legislation introduced in Oregon aims to address violence against hospital workers, according to The Lund Report.
  • 81% of clinicians want state-mandated staffing ratios: Survey

    Amid worsening reports of violence and burnout, more than 8 in 10 clinicians agree that their state should have laws governing staff-to-patient ratios, according to a recent survey. 
  • Healthcare employment exceeds 12-month average

    In January, healthcare employment climbed by 70,300, above the 12-month average of 58,700.
  • Health systems get creative to boost hiring

    When it comes to hiring and the healthcare workforce, there are various factors and narratives to consider. It is clear that workforce challenges remain top of mind for industry leaders. At the same time, research points to significant healthcare employment growth and hints that the Great Resignation is a storyline that no longer applies to hospitals the way it once did.
  • New York health system hires 'workplace violence coordinators'

    State University of New York Upstate Medical University has tapped two "workplace violence coordinators" amid an increase in violence against healthcare workers. 
  • New York has cited 15 hospitals for violating clinical staffing law

    As of Feb. 16, the New York State Department of Health has cited 15 hospitals for violations of the state's clinical staffing law.
  • Healthcare layoffs in 14 numbers

    Financial headwinds continue to blow through the healthcare industry, forcing hospitals and health systems to cut costs — and in some cases, jobs. 
  • Racism, discrimination widespread in healthcare: 5 new survey findings

    Discrimination and racism against patients are widespread problems in healthcare, workers in the industry indicated in a report released Feb. 15. 
  • Northwell's first-of-kind healthcare high school to open in 2025

    More information is now available about Northwell Health's partnership with New York City Public Schools and Bloomberg Philanthropies to build a new healthcare career-focused high school. 
  • Is the healthcare workforce a problem or not?

    Headlines present conflicting narratives about the healthcare workforce, with CEOs highlighting it as a top concern while researchers emphasize a rapidly growing healthcare labor supply above pre-pandemic levels. 
  • Safeguarding Nurses: Addressing Workplace Violence and Staffing Crisis with Advanced Security Technologies

    A recent report showcased a stark reality: nurses across the nation are grappling with alarmingly high rates of workplace violence. This sobering revelation not only underscores the challenges within health care but also spotlights a significant factor exacerbating the industry's ongoing staffing crisis. National Nurses United (NNU) polled nearly 1,000 nurses across the country and found that an alarming 81.6% of respondents reported experiencing some form of workplace violence within the past year, with almost half noting an increase on their unit. In sharp contrast, only 3.8% of nurses reported a decrease in such incidents.
  • Employment of anesthesiologists across states

    More than 37,400 anesthesiologists are employed in the U.S., according to the most recently available data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 25.

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