• What nursing home staffing ratios could mean for hospitals

    CMS has proposed establishing staffing requirements in nursing homes, touting the effort as a way to improve quality and safety at these facilities. However, a national group representing hospitals is expressing concerns that this approach could be significant for the broader continuum of care that won't resolve the structural healthcare workforce shortages.
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  • Why Parkview Health centralized locum tenens hiring

    When Angela Pulcini stepped into the role of Director of Provider Services for Parkview Health, she knew locum tenens hiring was a priority she wanted to focus on.
  • The 'meta-dehumanization' of first responders

    Healthcare's first responders are often hailed as "heroes." This classification could be contributing to higher burnout rates, according to a recent study. 
  • Industry report: How AI is powering healthcare executive searches

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  • Nurse survey reveals key opportunities to boost job satisfaction

    Amid today's workforce challenges, it is more crucial than ever that hospital and health system leaders focus on opportunities to bolster engagement with nurses. Jarrard, a healthcare strategic communications consultancy, recently examined these opportunities via a national nurse survey.
  • Healthcare adds 71K jobs in August

    Healthcare gained 70,900 jobs in August, following a rise of similar magnitude in July, according to the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  • Workforce Evolution: Is the Use of 1099 Contractors the Right Choice for Your Facility?

    Healthcare leaders throughout the U.S. are asking many questions about the evolution of the workforce and the gig economy. What are today’s hiring best practices? Would it be wise for your facility to use a staffing solution that treats clinical professionals as independent contractors? How is this different from hiring W2 employees?
  • Healthcare job cuts up 128% year over year

    Healthcare/products companies and manufacturers, including hospitals, announced the third-most job cuts year to date among 30 industries and sectors measured, according to one new analysis. 
  • The most dangerous places to work in healthcare

    Two of the 10 most dangerous job sectors in America belong to the healthcare industry. 
  • Where hiring rates are strong across generations

    Four metropolitan areas are more welcoming to workers from all generations than other places in the U.S., according to a new analysis by LinkedIn's Economic Graph team, released Aug. 30. 
  • Chicago health center brings back laid-off workers in response to labor probe

    Chicago-based Howard Brown Health has reinstated 24 employees after a National Labor Relations Board investigation spurred by layoffs that occurred in early 2023.
  • The Florida health system competing with tourism — and still winning workers

    The inability to attract and retain workers is a top concern of most healthcare executives. But leadership at Hollywood, Fla.-based Memorial Healthcare System isn't biting nails; it's currently experiencing its lowest employee turnover rate in the last five fiscal years. 
  • Boomers & Gen Z can agree on job dissatisfaction

    Gen Zers and millennials are least satisfied at work, but Gen Xers and baby boomers aren't overjoyed with their jobs, either, according to an Aug. 28 report from Forbes Advisor. 
  • 'Quiet cutting' in hospitals: Outsourcing may be 1 example

    At least 80 hospitals and health systems have laid off workers this year amid ongoing financial and operational challenges. With such challenges expected to continue for the foreseeable future, healthcare may be leaning into a new workforce trend to avert more hard layoffs: "Quiet cutting." 
  • 68% of workers are 'career cushioning': Survey

    While "career cushioning" is among the newer lingo grabbing attention in the workplace, it appears to have grown in prominence, global recruitment firm Robert Walters finds.  
  • 1/3 of hiring managers lie to candidates: Survey

    Lying during the hiring process is not only done on the candidate's side but the employer's side as well, according to a recent survey by Resume Builder.
  • Employee engagement is on a slow incline

    After taking a significant hit in January 2020, employee engagement appears to be making a comeback. 
  • Talent drain a top risk for healthcare, executives say

    Amid staffing challenges, finding and keeping workforce talent is a top risk in healthcare, according to a PwC August Pulse Survey.
  • Companies lean into 'quiet cutting'

    Companies are avoiding hard layoffs but still cutting jobs by reassigning employees to different roles — a trend dubbed "quiet cutting," The Wall Street Journal reported Aug. 27. 
  • 'We can no longer simply increase wages': What health systems are doing instead for retention

    The national healthcare staffing shortage has inflated wages and increased competition for talented nurses and clinical support staff. For a while, hospitals' main retention strategy was increased wages; that's changing as nurses feel more comfortable with their pay and have begun to value other qualities in a workplace.
  • Evidence-based course helps Ochsner physician leaders tackle wellness

    Nigel Girgrah, MD, PhD, chief wellness officer of New Orleans-based Ochsner Health, understands the value of developing wellness programs to promote a healthy and productive workforce. 

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