• Bill Gates predicts 3-day workweek

    While more American companies mull the benefits of a four-day workweek, Bill Gates is imagining even less time spent in the office.
  • Ensuring your workforce is future-ready

    Beyond recruitment & retention: Hospitals are embracing a new strategy to improve nurse staffing. Learn more here.
  • 2024 Healthcare Workforce Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

    As we look ahead, it’s important to see where we’ve been, what trends will continue, and what we can expect in healthcare staffing throughout 2024. The current workforce includes a potential for overworked clinicians, burnout, and reduced patient care—unless hospital leaders strategically implement solutions to combat this.
  • Kentucky ER wait times tied to 'acute' worker shortage, study finds

    As long ER wait times loom across the U.S., Kentucky is facing an "acute shortage" of healthcare workers, a Kentucky Hospital Association report shows. 
  • 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.
  • Companies bet on the 'envy office' to lure young workers back

    Some companies are working to make their spaces more instagrammable in a bid to attract younger workers back to the office — one that pairs the comfort of a living room with the stylish and glamorous appeal of a vacation, according to The New York Times. 
  • 10 healthcare jobs for retirees

    There are a number of job opportunities in healthcare for those who have retired but want to work, according to an article posted Nov. 27 by GOBankingRates.
  • US employees unhappier than during height of pandemic

    Recent survey findings suggest dissatisfaction among U.S. workers is climbing and has surpassed levels reported in 2020.
  • Healthcare still hot in a cooling labor market: 7 things to know

    The U.S. has avoided a recession so far, in part due to a robust healthcare job market, The Wall Street Journal reported Nov. 26.
  • Providence's 'secret sauce' for accountability in the hybrid era

    Online modules can save leaders time and energy when conveying new information, but some conversations — especially those around expectation-setting — are more effective offline, Keegan Fisher, division chief human resources officer for Providence's North division, told Becker's. 
  • Quiet quitting? Front-line workers say they're going the extra mile

    Despite allegations of quiet quitting, front-line workers are going above and beyond at work, according to a recent poll of the population. 
  • Catholic health system to replace all crucifixes

    Hospital Sisters Health System, a Catholic organization based in Springfield, Ill., is removing all wooden and metal crucifixes from its hospitals' emergency departments and patient rooms. 
  • How gig work fits into Intermountain's 'inside up' staffing strategy

    Amid today's talent market, hospitals and health system leaders are rethinking how they train and upskill workers. This is especially crucial as they need to fill staffing gaps and ensure their operational needs are met to address industry challenges.
  • Healthcare workers opt out of COVID-19 shots: CDC

    Many healthcare workers at hospitals and nursing homes are choosing not to stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations now that mandates are no longer in effect, especially in certain parts of the country, according to a CDC study published Nov 10.
  • The pay raise that would satisfy employees

    How big of a raise do people think they need to be happy? Nearly a 50% bump, according to a Wall Street Journal report based on recent survey findings. 
  • Distribution of recently certified PAs, by state

    New York, California, Florida, Pennsylvania and Texas are among the states with the greatest number of newly certified physician assistants/associates, according to one new report.
  • How hospital workforces are transforming

    Four key factors are driving changes in the healthcare workforce as the aging U.S. population continues to grow, requiring more care from fewer, younger workers, according to a November report published by the American Hospital Association.
  • Why UCHealth's new tech-centered role attracts former Best Buy employees

    A new role at Aurora, Colo.-based UCHealth designed to allow registered nurses to work at the top of their scope of practice has attracted applicants from an unusual source — Best Buy.
  • Cleveland Clinic to double community health workers

    Cleveland Clinic plans to double the staff for its Center for Community Health Workers over the next month to develop more patient advocates who receive specialized training in health equity. 
  • 2024 labor forecast: 5 trends to know

    The U.S. saw some positive labor trends this year, such as strong workforce participation, but it remains to be seen whether there will be a repeat in 2024, according to one new report released Nov. 15. 
  • Baxter Health cut 155 positions through attrition, CEO says

    Ron Peterson, CEO of Mountain Home, Ark.-based Baxter Health, stamped out rumors of large-scale layoffs during a Nov. 15 interview with local radio station KTLO. The health system has been able to deal with financial challenges in another way, he said: attrition. 
  • 'Code Lilac': Memorial Hermann's emotional support program sees 10K calls

    "Code Lilac" — one of the largest, most robust hospital-based peer responder programs in the country — was born at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital in 2015 after a workshop on vicarious trauma led staff to acknowledge the emotional toll of their work. 

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