November 4, 2021
  • Health system COVID-19 vaccine mandates are reportedly exacerbating workforce shortages and threatening operations in others. According to a Fierce Healthcare tally, only 1-2 percent of health systems’ workforces have chosen to leave due to mandates. However, the National Rural Health Association warns that regions of the country where there is more vaccine hesitancy may struggle with losing more workers, forcing hospitals to close some service lines or limit access. (Tally here; Article here)