Talent Tuesday: Health Worker for a Nonprofit?

By Harris Meyer – Many physicians and nurses are happy about the Federal Trade Commission’s new rule banning the use of noncompete agreements in employment contracts. But they are disappointed that it may not protect those who work for nonprofit hospitals and health care facilities…

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Nurses Take New Seats at the Leadership Table: Five RNs Speak Out

By Beth Friedman – Over the decades I’ve worked with (and for) several nurses. Each and every experience reinforces my belief that nurses are the bedrock of our healthcare ecosystem. They are the glue that holds our industry together, simultaneously supporting patients, patient families, healthcare teams, administrators, and more.

Talent Tuesday: Roundtable on New National Survey on the State of the Nursing Workforce

Carole Johnson, Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, recently convened leaders from over 25 nursing and health care organizations for a roundtable discussion on the newly released findings of the National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses — the first comprehensive federal survey of nurses since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

Talent Tuesday: $100 Million to Grow the Nursing Workforce

HRSA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, announced awards of more than $100 million to train more nurses and grow the nursing workforce. These investments will address the increasing demand for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and nurse faculty.

Avoiding a Crisis: Improving Clinical Workflows

By Will O’Connor MD – The data is stark and frightening on our nursing shortage. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing reported that approximately 100,000 registered nurses left the profession during the pandemic, and another 610,388 planning to leave by 2027 due to “stress, burnout or retirement.”

Top Nursing Issues Can Get Help From Analytics and AI

By David Garner – This is Nurses Week and we are highlighting challenges and issues facing our nursing professionals. Can analytics and AI help with today’s challenges? Garner says yes as he identifies some of the top issues.