Tag Archives: Nurses

3 in 10 nurses want to leave their employers, survey shows

Dive Brief: Already in the midst of a nationwide shortage, nearly a third of the country’s nurses say they are seriously considering leaving the profession, according to a new survey by Press Ganey. The trend could exacerbate the complications hospitals have in hiring and maintaining their nursing staffs. Particularly troubling to providers is the trend… Read More »

Nurses and Aides Are Beloved and Deserve Higher Pay; and a Spotlight on the Filipinx Frontline

A majority of Democrats, Independents, and Republicans agree that nurses are underpaid. Most Americans across political parties also believe that hospital executives are overpaid, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The survey analysis is aptly titled, Most Americans Agree That Nurses and Aides Are Underpaid, While Few Support… Read More »

How hospitals and at-home care providers are empowering nurses to innovate

As more than half of the healthcare workforce, nurses are indispensable to effective care delivery. But too often they’re hamstrung with suboptimal equipment, burdensome processes and inefficient workflows. And that’s under normal circumstances. After the chaos and stress of the past year and a half, many nurses are burnt out and exhausted – and some… Read More »

Public Health Nurses Once Again Asking, “What Are They Thinking?”

Whitney Thurman Karen Johnson By KAREN JOHNSON and WHITNEY THURMAN One recent Friday night, we huddled with our colleagues in the pouring rain at a movie theater parking lot– our cars packed with supplies for our mobile vaccine clinic— trying to find someone who wanted an extra dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine before it expired.… Read More »