May 12, 2022
  • A new McKinsey report predicts that the U.S. will have a shortfall of 200,000 to 450,000 nurses available for direct patient care by 2025. To close the gap, the country would need to more than double the number of new graduates entering and staying in the nursing workforce every year for the next three years. The report notes that the demand for nursing services continues to rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftereffects, plus an aging population. (Analysis here)