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Talent Tuesday: The Healthcare Workforce

February 6, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Taking a break from who is hiring and who was hired, we rounded up some reading on the state of the healthcare workforce. Like many things in our lives for the past three years the pandemic has taken a toll […]


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Talent Tuesday: Overcoming Healthcare Staffing Challenges in 2024

December 26, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

According to symplr’s 2023 Compass Survey of health system leaders, workforce challenges are the top threat to healthcare organizations in the coming year. Demand for healthcare services has ramped up in recent years due to population growth and aging, while […]


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US Department of Labor Awards $78M for Nursing Programs

May 15, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

As the nation honors their dedication and sacrifice during National Nurses Week, the U.S. Department of Labor (@USDOL) announced the award of more than $78 million in grants to support workforce training programs in 17 states and address staffing challenges […]


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Primary care physicians are burned out, though faring better in US than other countries

November 17, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Pandemic-driven burnout is now a key challenge among physicians of all ages, though older doctors will be able to exit their roles more easily than those early in their careers. That could lead to a primary care workforce composed of […]


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EHR fatigue has frustrated doctors looking to cut clinical hours

November 1, 2017

Via: HealthcareITnews

The burden and bureaucracy of modern medicine, not to mention technological frustrations, inflict a toll on U.S. physicians and appear to be major factors influencing their intentions to reduce clinical work hours or leave the profession, according to new research […]


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AMA demands EHR overhaul, calls them ‘poorly designed and implemented’

September 12, 2017

Via: HealthcareITnews

Primary care physicians spend more than half of their workday typing data on a computer screen and completing other EHR tasks, according to new research from the University of Wisconsin and the American Medical Association. Researchers gleaned their findings from […]


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GE Healthcare has a plan to train women in technology, leadership

November 7, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

GE Healthcare President and CEO John Flannery is confident the healthcare industry will drive more women in the United States and around the world into leadership positions. Firsr, he provides  some gloomy facts: Of the 5.8 billion people around the […]


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Healthcare continues driving American jobs, adding 33,000 in September

October 10, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

Healthcare businesses added 33,000 jobs in September, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on Friday, as the sector continues to be one of the biggest drivers of American jobs. Overall, the U.S. economy added 156,000 jobs […]


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Simplifying Healthcare Is The Best Way To Take Care Of Workers

September 29, 2016

Via: Forbes

What is the greatest threat to the American workforce? Is it rising education costs, workforce training, lack of available IT talent or trade policy concerns? While those are all significant problems, the largest threat is one of our own making: […]


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Dealing with difficult people

May 6, 2015

Via: Healthcareitnews Blog

All of us interact with difficult people from time to time. Rather than have a dialog, difficult people make demands. Rather than objectively analyze a situation, difficult people subjectively render opinions as if they were fact. They often put the […]