Category Archive: Workforce

Medical org presidents to Congress: Pass healthcare worker violence protection bill

Association of American Medical Colleges President and CEO David Skorton, MD, and National Academy of Medicine President Victor Dzau, MD, are urging more action to address violence against healthcare workers.

Michigan health system to make ‘several hundred’ job cuts

Lansing, Mich.-based Sparrow Health System will make “several hundred job cuts,” primarily in leadership and non-patient care roles, the Lansing State Journal reported Sept. 29. 

Managers struggling most with hybrid work: Gallup

While U.S. hybrid employees are in various roles within companies, managers are struggling the most with this working model, Gallup finds.

38% of US workers say their employers’ claims about workplace culture don’t match reality

Four out of 10 Americans, or 38 percent, believe there is a significant difference between the culture their workplace claims to have and reality.

Where older Americans are moving to, from

The U.S. Census Bureau released a new report Sept. 22 examining domestic migration patterns of Americans aged 65 and older living in the U.S.

1,430+ workers have new jobs amid looming Atlanta Medical Center closure

More than 1,430 (82 percent) of Atlanta Medical Center workers affected by the facility’s impending closure have accepted job offers at other Wellstar Health System facilities, the organization confirmed in a statement shared with Becker’s.

As new vaccines emerge, some health systems are re-evaluating worker requirements

Throughout the pandemic, hospitals and health systems have implemented COVID-19 vaccination requirements for employees, citing a need to protect patients, workers and the communities they serve. The list continued to grow once CMS announced its vaccina…

82% of young workers say ‘quiet quitting’ is appealing, survey finds

In recent months, the term “quiet quitting” has gained traction on social media, referring to a phenomenon in which workers to reduce their enthusiasm at work and stick to the minimum expectations of their role. The exact phrase has particularly c…

Workers at Missouri hospitals fired following company takeover

Workers at Audrain Community Hospital in Mexico, Mo., and Callaway Community Hospital in Fulton, Mo., were fired after a Texas-based company took over the facilities from Kansas City, Mo.-based Noble Health, Kaiser Health News reported Sept. 22.

US healthcare workers more emotionally exhausted amid pandemic, study says

Emotional exhaustion among U.S. healthcare workers worsened over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and threatens to compromise patient care, according to a Sept. 21 analysis from JAMA Network Open.

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