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    Nurses who work for staffing agencies are much more satisfied than their counterparts who serve hospitals, health systems, home healthcare providers and senior living facilities, according to an Oct. 18 report from MIT Sloan Management Review. 
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  • How Duke Health is bolstering its 'talentforce'

    Stabilizing and growing Duke University Health System's workforce, or "talentforce," is the primary objective of Craig Albanese, MD, who took over as CEO of the Durham, N.C.-based system in March.
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    Remote work is at its lowest point since the start of the pandemic, according to data from the two most recent Census Bureau Household Pulse surveys. 
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    Companies across the U.S. are offering current and new employees various perks, from hybrid work arrangements to mental healthcare options, as they seek to attract workers.
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    Companies across the U.S. strive to find the right work model for their employees. Some organizations have landed on a four-day workweek, hybrid work or fully remote work as employees seek flexible work schedules. At least one has found success with another approach: A 4.5-day workweek.
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    At any given moment during the workday, there are multiple tasks vying for a person's attention. Leaders are beginning to take note of this "concentration crisis" — and the threat it presents to productivity and creativity. 
  • Healthcare workforce lost 145,213 providers from 2021 through 2022

    An estimated 145,213 healthcare providers left the workforce from 2021 through 2022, according to an Oct. 16 report from Definitive Healthcare. 
  • How executives are preparing for the workforce of the future

    Today's healthcare environment includes new dynamics in the workforce that have become prominent. Workers are thinking about their jobs and futures differently, with some leaving their roles for different opportunities and various other reasons. They also have different expectations in terms of their workplace environment. 
  • Nurse staffing agencies disagree over 'employee' status for temps

    Healthcare staffing firms disagree on whether temporary nursing staff should be classified as W-2 employees or independent contractors. Now, the U.S. Department of Labor is at the center of the dispute. 
  • 10 highest-paying healthcare jobs without a bachelor's or higher

    Nuclear medicine technologist is the highest-paying healthcare job without requiring a bachelor's degree or higher, according to one new analysis.
  • 5 health systems' approach to COVID-19 vaccine rules

    Months after the federal government formally withdrew the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees of CMS-certified healthcare facilities, hospitals and health systems have varied approaches to their own rules. 
  • Why some workers are 'coffee badging'

    The phrase "quiet quitting" — referring to a phenomenon in which employees reduce their enthusiasm at work and stick to the minimum expectations of their role — gained traction on social media and in the news in 2022, and continues to be referenced today. Other phrases have also gained traction in recent years as workers were reassessing their work and roles, including "grumpy staying" and "bare minimum Mondays." 
  • New workforce dynamics call for new approaches to excellence

    Workforce shortages and disruptions are not new in healthcare. However, in today's environment, there are new dynamics in the workforce that have become prominent. 

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