• 20K open jobs at 8 best health systems to work for

    There are 20,216 open jobs at the eight health systems that made Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work for list this year. 
  • Becker's Hospital Review 10th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable

    Whether your expertise lies with strategy, leadership, execution or finance, you'll learn something new at Becker's CEO + CFO Roundtable. Join former NBA player Shaquille "Shaq" O'Neal and former President George W. Bush this November!
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    New York is the most recent state to grant nurse practitioners full practice authority once they earn their licenses, according to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 
  • Where New Jersey hospitals stand as booster deadline looms

    Hospitals in New Jersey are reporting varying levels of compliance as the deadline for healthcare workers to receive a COVID-19 booster shot looms, according to an April 11 NJ Advance Media report. 
  • Much of healthcare workforce returning to normal; long-term care is one exception

    While much of the healthcare workforce is on track to return to pre-pandemic levels of turnover, turnover rates have been slower to recover among long-term care workers, health aides and assistants, marginalized racial minorities, and women with young children, according to a study published April 8 in JAMA Health Forum.
  • Kentucky governor signs bill to address nursing shortage

    Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation April 7 to alleviate the state's nursing shortage, including allowing more flexibility for out-of-state nurses to practice in the state.
  • 3 in 5 Americans worry for the safety of loved ones in hospitals, survey says

    Almost 60 percent of Americans are concerned for the safety and security of their loved ones in hospitals, afraid of the harm someone else may inflict upon them, according to a March 7 report from Global Healthcare Exchange, a healthcare automation company. 
  • Number of nurse practitioners licensed in US hits new record

    More than 355,000 nurse practitioners are licensed to practice in the U.S., up 9 percent from the estimated 325,000 reported in May 2021, according to an estimate the American Association of Nurse Practitioners released April 7.
  • HCA corporate employees to return to full-time, in-person work in May

    HCA Healthcare will bring employees back to its corporate campuses in Nashville, Tenn., full time beginning May 2, the company confirmed in a statement shared with Becker's.
  • Missouri hospitals furlough 175 employees

    The Audrain Community Hospital in Mexico, Mo., and the Callaway Community Hospital in Fulton, Mo., said they have furloughed 175 full-time employees.
  • 'Boomerang hires' growing, despite Great Resignation, LinkedIn says

    New data from LinkedIn's Economic Graph team shows more U.S. employees are returning to former employers.
  • Combat veterans, COVID-19 healthcare workers experience similar rates of 'moral injury,' study finds

    The potential for "moral injury" among COVID-19 healthcare workers is like rates among military veterans deployed to a combat zone after Sept. 11, 2001, according to a study published online April 5 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
  • 2 states, 2 health system approaches to nurse recruitment

    As hospitals and health systems vie for nursing talent, many organizations have turned to compensation as well as perks beyond pay. The question of whether these rising labor expenses are sustainable appears to be multifaceted and dependent on an organization's vantage point. But in the most populated state in the U.S. — and in one of the least populated — one thing is clear: nursing recruitment and retention requires approaches that must consider other factors such as licensing, housing and overall environment.
  • Caring for adult family members is keeping millions of Americans out of work

    Amid a tight labor market, caring for aging parents and sick spouses is a significant factor in Americans staying away from the workforce, The Washington Post reported April 4.
  • How one chief wellness officer deals with his own burnout

    Kirk Brower, MD, faculty director of the new Michigan Wellness Office at the University of Michigan Medical School suffered from a serious bout of burnout, leaving him cynical and angry. He brings his personal experience with burnout and insights learned into his role as chief wellness officer of University of Michigan Medical School, according to a March 31 AMA interview. 
  • Kansas won't enforce CMS vaccination mandate

    Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said state surveyors will not enforce the CMS COVID-19 vaccination mandate covering healthcare facilities participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported.
  • Healthcare job growth slows in March

    Healthcare job growth slowed in March after a large increase in February, but the industry still added jobs last month, according to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Why nearly 750 Minnesota nurses left bedside care positions

    Nearly 750 surveyed nurses in Minnesota have identified poor hospital management and chronic short staffing as the top issues causing them to leave bedside care positions, according to a report released March 31 by the Minnesota Nurses Association. 
  • Threats against employees prompt Utah VA clinic closure

    St. George (Utah) Clinic will reopen March 31 after it was closed because of threats made against veterans and staff at the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City, a VA Salt Lake City Health Care System spokesperson told Becker's. 
  • Great Resignation trudges on as 4.4M Americans quit in February

    Near-record quit rates continued into February 2022 as 4.4 million Americans left their jobs, reported The Washington Post March 29. 
  • 'Doxxing' of healthcare workers banned in Colorado

    Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a law designed to prevent "doxxing" of healthcare workers.

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