1. Severe Global Nursing Shortage

    A severe global shortage of nurses is putting the lives of millions of people at risk and is particularly worrisome at a time when the world is doing battle with the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Health Organization collected data from 191 countries and found that the critical work performed by nurs…Read More

  2. More Young Nurse Seek Advanced Degrees…Leaving Bedside

    More young nurses are opting to obtain advanced degrees, which will help fill gaps in primary care. But it will also take them away from the patient's bedside. Nearly 50% of millennial nurses (ages 19-36), 35% of those in Generation X (ages 37-53), and 12% of baby boomers (ages 54-71) plan to become…Read More

  3. To Attract New Hires, Create Volunteer Opportunities

    The unemployment rate in the U.S. is at a 17-year low, which is good news for American workers. Companies that want to add high-quality employees to their ranks are finding it hard to attract new talent. Offering a competitive salary and generous bonus programs are not enough. Candidates want time a…Read More

  4. Nursing Shortage to Squeeze Hospital Margins

    Hospitals will continue to feel financial constraints from the ongoing nursing shortage for the next three to four years, according to a new report. Labor comprises more than half of most hospitals' operating revenue, and that share will continue to rise as turnover among nurses remains high and n…Read More

  5. The Nurse Shortage and Distribution Problem

    We are not just facing a nurse shortage issue. We are also facing a nurse distribution problem. There are numerous states who are experiencing this shortage to a much greater extent than others, but there are things we CAN do to help alleviate this shortage and distribution problem. Visit us at Sel…Read More

  6. Reduce Workplace Stress with SelfCare

    A Gallup pole revealed that 40% of US workers felt so stressed out that they felt burned out. It does not have to be like though. Let's work together to reduce workplace stress for nurses and healthcare providers. Contact me at SelfCare for HealthCare™ to learn more!  …Read More

  7. Why Employee Engagement is the Answer

    Better employee engagement can improve hospital performance, according to a new Advisory Board study. For the study, researchers used Advisory Board Survey Solutions data, which included responses from more than one million respondents from hundreds of hospitals. The study found that every 1 perce…Read More

  8. 60,000 Nurses Exit the Workforce Every Year

    The 2017 AMN Healthcare survey of 3,347 nurses shows that 27% of the nurses who say they are planning to retire intend to do so in less than a year. In 2015, only 16% of nurses reported they planned to retire in less than a year. Approximately 60,000 baby boomer RNs have exited the workforce each …Read More

  9. Nursing Workforce to Grow 36%. Is that Enough?

    The average age of the nursing workforce in 2005 was 44, spurring widespread predictions of a nursing shortage as baby boomers retired. Now millennials are entering the profession in record numbers. Experts attribute their embrace of nursing to several factors. The profession offers stable lifetime …Read More

  10. What Do Millennials Really Want?

    Within a few years Millennials will make up a majority of the workforce, and that percentage will continue to grow for at least another decade. Though many have not yet entered the workforce, Millennials have eclipsed Baby Boomers in numbers, according to the Pew Research Center. As of 2015, there w…Read More