June 14, 2023
Providers | Tea Leaves
  • In a new survey, 94 out of 100 senior health system executives polled by health care career marketplace Incredible Health in May described their nursing shortage as “critical,” and just over two-thirds said they don’t have adequate nursing staff to handle a large-scale health crisis. Ninety-three of the respondents said their system leaned on travel nurses to meet demand, and most executives reported that these workers make up a quarter of their entire nursing staff, and more than 40 percent said more than a quarter of their on-staff nursing workforce had less than a year of tenure at the organization. (Article here)