Nurse Staffing

Moxie Mentoring Launches Compliance and Credentialing Virtual Training Program for Travel Nurse Staffing Firms Amid COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 9/9/2020

… such as; verification and validation of immunization records; criminal background checks; drug screen, among many others. Julie Day who serves as Vice President of MSP Operations at Aya Healthcare , one of the nation’s largest nurse staffing firms noted that, “Compliance and credentialing can be the biggest stumbling block for many agencies. This can lead to upset clients and lost revenue with a low on time start rate. There is no …

Case for hospital nurse-to-patient ratio legislation in Queensland, Australia, hospitals: an observational study | BMJ | 9/7/2020

international health services Strengths and limitations of this study Similar study design and measures to other published international studies examining the relationship between nurse staffing and outcomes. Study done just before implementation of ratios policy to quantify the scope of the variation in staffing and relationship with outcomes in the state. Measure of staffing derived directly from staff nurses. Indicators of quality, safety, job dissatisfaction and emotional exhaustion from nurses …

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Aya Healthcare Named a 2020 Best and Brightest Company to Work For in the Nation | 9/4/2020

September 3, Aya Healthcare, the company transforming travel nurse staffing and healthcare workforce solutions across the United States, was named to the 2020 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation list for the second year in a row. Concurrently, Aya was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by the Los Angeles and San Diego Business Journals. Each of these honors is dependent upon the …

Nurses, service workers set to strike at University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago | Healthcare Dive | 9/3/2020

… for the passage of the Safe Patient Limits Act-House Bill that would mandate nurse-patient staffing ratios in the state. According to the American Nurses Association, while state legislatures have attempted to address nurse staffing levels, California is currently the only state that mandates minimum nurse to patient ratios to be maintained at all times by unit. Recommended Reading …

Top 10 Cancer Hospitals in Florida | MSN | 9/2/2020

… Shands system. It scored as high performing for cancer care, and specifically for colon cancer and lung cancer surgery. The hospital earned excellent scores for 30-day survival and discharging patients directly to home. Nurse staffing and advanced technologies, with a wide spectrum of radiological therapies, are rated excellent. Patient services, which also earned excellent ratings, include the Criser Cancer Resource Center created for patients and families. The hospital is …

University of Illinois Hospital workers set strike date | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/2/2020

… president, and nurse at UIH, said in a news release Sept. 2. “Safe staffing is the most important issue in the new contract negotiations,” she added. The union supports pending Illinois legislation requiring minimum nurse staffing ratios in hospitals. But Michael Zenn, CEO of University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics, said in a statement Aug. 20 that the hospital supports a patient acuity-based staffing model that “focuses on obtaining the …

10 Cancer Hospitals in Arizona | U.S. News & World Report | 9/2/2020

… Phoenix facility, rated excellent for its advanced cancer technologies, houses a proton beam facility. The hospital achieved excellent ratings in 30-day survival, discharging patients to home and patient experience, as well as in nurse staffing and patient services. Teaching resources include a Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center to allow health care professionals to practice surgical skills. The hospital, both an NCI-designated cancer center and a Nurse Magnet hospital …

Locum Tenens 2020: A Year Like No Other | 9/2/2020

… about their future prospects,” the analysts reported. “Seventy-nine percent of companies in the July survey predicted an increasing trend in new orders over the next six months. Similarly, a net 63% of travel nurse staffing firms, 63% of allied staffing firms and 47% of per diem staffing firms predicted growth in new orders over the next six months.” As of August 20, SIA forecasted a decline in global staffing …

TeesTurle - Store Funny, Trending T-Shirt — And by K I mean fuck You shirt | 9/1/2020

… shirt Compare baby’s tears in stores and buy clothes disgusting events you measure the preserves for Dead but Delicious vintage shirt . Visit nascent stores and compare the designs they have for clothes. Why is nurse staffing militant? You can just so make a request for custom ides by contacting the manufacturers from their websites to make personal orders. Buy clothes from stores giving you a chance to make changes on …

Coalition to Safely Reopen Schools Issues Position Statement Citing Serious Concerns to Be Addressed Prior to Allowing Schools to Open for In-Person Learning | PR Newswire | 8/31/2020

… Resources and infrastructure to support hand hygiene and mask wearing; Safe cleaning practices; Addressing the health and safety of students with special needs; Access to rapid testing; Clear guidelines for contact tracing; Appropriate school nurse staffing ; Space to isolate and monitor suspected or positive cases; Resources for safe transportation of students; Safe re-entry into school protocols; Comprehensive education and training of staff prior to reopening; Disparities in access to …

Department of Health releases fatally flawed staffing report | 8/28/2020

Department of Health releases fatally flawed staffing report August 28, 2020 at 1:11 pm After substantial pressure from NYSNA and our union allies , the New York State Department of Health finally released their highly anticipated study on nurse staffing enhancements Friday August 14 th . The study was mandated in the 2019-2020 New York State Budget, after statewide mobilization by frontline nurses and patient advocates through the New York Campaign for …

Nurse staffing levels at center of picket today | 8/27/2020

WBFO’s Ryan Zunner reports. Credit MCS 2nd Class Sara Eshleman / U.S. Navy photo The COVID-19 pandemic stood as a challenge for American hospital systems as they dealt with a surge of patients. But Cori Gambini, president of CWA Local 1168 said hospitals were facing staff shortages before that, and continue to. “We are facing the fact that there are just not enough healthcare workers at the bedside,” Gambini said …

DOH objects to mandatory staffing | 8/27/2020

… While the Department supports measures to improve quality of care and patient outcomes, the COVID-19 pandemic has only highlighted the need to maintain workforce flexibility.” The state agency also expressed concern that mandating nurse staffing levels “will create gaps in the availability of frontline healthcare workers.” To meet the proposed staffing targets, the report suggested that hospitals alone statewide would need an additional 24,779 nurses. Hospitals in Western New …

Per Diem Nurse Staffing Market Size Worth $10.7 Billion By 2026 | 8/26/2020

Per Diem Nurse Staffing Market Growth & Trends The global per diem nurse staffing market size is expected to reach USD 10.7 billion by 2026, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. It is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 4.9% over the forecast period. The rise in the demand for healthcare facilities and the shortage of skilled staff are likely to drive the market growth. According …

Listen to the Regents’ Health Services Committee: Aug. 24, 2020 | 8/26/2020

The Regents’ Health Services Committee met on August 24, starting with public comments involving antivaxxers (related to UC’s requirement for flu shots), PPE, coronavirus, nurse staffing , layoffs, and mold issues. Dr. Carrie Byington, head of UC Health, then talked about the coronavirus situation at the California and UC levels including information on testing and research. She discussed plasma treatment - recently in the news (around hour 1:25 at the link below …

Americans Need Nurses and Demand More Access, Not Less Physician Groups Say No | 8/26/2020

… urgent societal needs related to enhanced hospital care, reopening schools, providing safety in nursing homes and greater equality in healthcare including via telehealth: 91% agree that hospitals should be required to meet safe minimum nurse staffing standards for nurses 90% agree that nursing homes should be required to meet minimum safe staffing standards for nurses 86% say school nurses are necessary to safely reopen schools 75% believe nurses should be …

Unions: Tax the ultra-wealthy to fund nurse staffing | Crain’s New York Business | 8/25/2020

Reprints Print Various unions representing nurses are holding eight rallies in front of hospitals across the city and the state this week to raise awareness of hospital staffing shortages and to champion increased taxes on the ultra-wealthy to fund patient care. Nurses represented by the New York State Nurses Association, the Communications Workers of America and the New York State Public Employees Federation, as well as state senators and …

Nurse Understaffing a Threat to Public Health Even Before COVID-19 | 8/25/2020

An extensive survey showed that many hospitals in New York and Illinois were understaffed before the first surge of COVID-19 patients. Furthermore, over half of the nurses were already burnt out due to heavy workloads and dissatisfied with their jobs. Evidence for nurse staffing legislation The study “Chronic Hospital Nurse Understaffing Meets COVID-19” was recently published in BMJ Quality & Safety . In both New York and Illinois, nurse staffing

Staffing in nursing homes matters when combating COVID-19 | 8/25/2020

… Harvard School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, and the London School of Economics’ Department of Health Policy evaluated whether facilities highly rated by CMS for health inspections, quality measures and nurse staffing had fewer COVID-19 cases than facilities with lower ratings. Using data from eight state health departments (California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania), researchers determined the total number of COVID …

University of Illinois Hospital workers authorize strike over staffing | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/21/2020

… hospital expires Aug. 24, and staffing has been the key issue in negotiations, union president and hospital nurse Doris Carroll, RN, said in a news release. The union supports pending Illinois legislation requiring minimum nurse staffing ratios in hospitals. But Michael Zenn, CEO of University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics, said in a statement that the hospital supports a patient acuity-based staffing model that “focuses on obtaining the right nurse …

Nursing program enrollments hold steady | 8/21/2020

… to work for lack of protective equipment, a quarter of them said they had been forced to create their own surgical masks and more than two-thirds said they were working without the necessary nurse staffing . “Nurses don’t feel safe and are concerned about spreading the disease to their patients and family members and becoming infected themselves. This is leading to extraordinary stress and exhaustion among nurses and other health …

Nurse-to-patients mandate shunned | 8/21/2020

… While the Department supports measures to improve quality of care and patient outcomes, the COVID-19 pandemic has only highlighted the need to maintain workforce flexibility.” The state agency also expressed concern that mandating nurse staffing levels “will create gaps in the availability of frontline healthcare workers.” To meet the proposed staffing targets, the report suggested that hospitals alone statewide would need an additional 24,779 nurses. Hospitals in Western New …

Nurse: patients mandate shunned | 8/21/2020

… While the Department supports measures to improve quality of care and patient outcomes, the COVID-19 pandemic has only highlighted the need to maintain workforce flexibility.” The state agency also expressed concern that mandating nurse staffing levels “will create gaps in the availability of frontline healthcare workers.” To meet the proposed staffing targets, the report suggested that hospitals alone statewide would need an additional 24,779 nurses. Hospitals in Western New …

Health agency study frowns on push for mandated nurse levels | 8/21/2020

… While the Department supports measures to improve quality of care and patient outcomes, the COVID-19 pandemic has only highlighted the need to maintain workforce flexibility.” The state agency also expressed concern that mandating nurse staffing levels “will create gaps in the availability of frontline healthcare workers.” To meet the proposed staffing targets, the report suggested that hospitals alone statewide would need an additional 24,779 nurses. Hospitals in Western New …

Health Dept. frowns on push for mandatory nurse staffing levels | 8/21/2020

Health Dept. frowns on push for mandatory nurse staffing levels By Joe Mahoney CNHI State Reporter Aug 20, 2020 Salka ALBANY — Requiring hospitals and nursing homes across New York to adhere to minimum caregiver staffing levels would add billions of dollars in new costs to the health care network while depriving employers of “flexibility,” according to a study released by the state Department of Health. The long-awaited report focused …

COVID-19

Flexwise Health Completes Merger with Prescience Health | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 6/29/2020

… care by implementing innovative enterprise float pool capabilities powered by data science.” “The sudden deterioration of the economy due to COVID-19 has made the outlook for most hospitals uncertain,” said Hiro Kawashima, CEO of … predict patient demand up to 18 months out and align nurse staffing. “The combination of Flexwise and Prescience creates an innovative technology-enabled company that addresses a key pressure point for health systems related to …

Medicaid

Hospitals Face Financial Squeeze As They Prep For Coronavirus : Shots - Health News : NPR | 4/7/2020

… prepare.” Harbor-UCLA is a public hospital, and the majority of its patients are low-income: about 65% are on Medicaid, 15% are on Medicare, only 10% have private insurance and the rest are uninsured … caring for patients in the ICU means the need for nurse staffing more than doubles. There are other staffing costs too, Smith says, like additional security personnel to monitor visitors and staff for symptoms. With …

Medicare

Hospitals Face Financial Squeeze As They Prep For Coronavirus : Shots - Health News : NPR | 4/6/2020

… a public hospital, and the majority of its patients are low-income: about 65% are on Medicaid, 15% are on Medicare, only 10% have private insurance and the rest are uninsured, including many undocumented immigrants … caring for patients in the ICU means the need for nurse staffing more than doubles. There are other staffing costs too, Smith says, like additional security personnel to monitor visitors and staff for symptoms. With …

Telehealth

The Pros and Cons of Technology in Nursing - Elite Learning | 12/18/2019

… disadvantages include malfunctioning equipment, power outages, lack of attention to detail and security breaches on privacy. With the advancements in telehealth, nurses and advanced healthcare providers can provide health information and care to patients in … RN, NP Chief Nursing Officer and Co-Founder of Intelycare Nurse Staffing. Chris calls himself and Intelycare a disrupter to the traditional healthcare staffing space. “We provide a seamless solution for our busy facility clients …

Patient Satisfaction

Adaptation, modification, and psychometric assessment of a Norwegian version of the Basel extent of rationing of nursing care for nursing homes instrument (BERNCA-NH) | 12/16/2019

… care and its associated factors in hospital settings [ 10 ]. Associations have been found between unfinished care and outcomes such as patient satisfaction, nurse-reported medication errors, patient falls, nosocomial infections, pressure ulcers, critical incidents [ 11 … 14 out of 18 included studies found negative associations between nurse staffing levels and levels of unfinished care in hospitals [ 20 ]. To surveil the prevalence of unfinished care may provide an early warning sign for …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Windsor Elk Grove Care and Rehabilitation Center Achieves CMS 5-Star Rating | PRWeb | 12/11/2019

… rehabilitation center located in Elk Grove, California, announced today it has been awarded a 5-Star overall rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System … rights and quality of life, and proper skin care); 2. Nurse staffing (average number of nursing care minutes patients receive daily); and 3. Medical quality measures (self-reported and claims-based medical data for the …

Patient Safety

100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/4/2019

… surgeons perform more than 3,000 spine surgeries and nonoperative treatments per year. The hospital earned the Outstanding Patient Excellence Award, Patient Safety Excellence Award and Excellence Awards for total knee, hip and joint replacement from … sports complexes. With high marks in advanced technologies, patient services, nurse staffing and patient volumes, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside was ranked among the top 50 hospitals in the nation for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report …

Mental Health

BLUECHIP: TECH SECTOR Matt Sayre | 12/4/2019

… they couldn’t nail it down, and the meeting was postponed more than once, each time because of a lack of nurse staffing made the meeting impossible. Subsequently, Angeles learned that a single surgical reschedule due … tapped by health care professionals to help patients with their mental health? Ksana Health, a University of Oregon research spin-out, is poised to do just that. “You’re typically on the couch with your therapist …

Home Care

Where do you find your inspiration? Per Diem Nurse Staffing and Home Care | 11/25/2019

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Home Health

Healthcare Staffing Market Size to Reach US$ 45.2 Bn by 2026 | Globe Newswire | 11/20/2019

nurse staffing agency that serves clinics, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and home health settings. With this acquisition, AMN healthcare expands its allied professionals and nursing staff along with the number of clients. Asia Pacific is anticipated to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period. This can be attributed to increasing awareness about the advantages associated with contract staffing. Contract staffing does not involve liabilities that normally associated …

Healthcare Staffing

Healthcare Staffing Market Size to Reach US$ 45.2 Bn by 2026 | Globe Newswire | 11/20/2019

November 20, 2019 07:04 ET Source: Acumen Research and Consulting Acumen Research and Consulting, Recently Published Report On “Healthcare Staffing Market Size, Share, Growth Opportunity, Trends and Forecast, 2019 to 2026” LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 … Healthcare acquired Advanced Medical Personnel Services, Inc., an allied and nurse staffing agency that serves clinics, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and home health settings. With this acquisition, AMN healthcare expands its allied professionals and …

Home Healthcare

Healthcare Staffing Market Size to Reach US$ 45.2 Bn by 2026 | Globe Newswire | 11/20/2019

… propel the market growth. For instance, in June 2019, AMN Healthcare acquired Advanced Medical Personnel Services, Inc., an allied and nurse staffing agency that serves clinics, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and home health settings … and cost-effective. In March 2019, Aveanna Healthcare acquired the home healthcare unit of Maxim Healthcare Services. However, Maxim’s population health & wellness divisions and staffing services are not part of the acquisition agreement. Through this …

Healthcare Workforce Solutions

Aya Healthcare Named the #1 Top Workplace by the San Diego Union-Tribune | PR Newswire | 11/18/2019

SAN DIEGO Aya Healthcare , the company transforming travel nurse staffing and healthcare workforce solutions across the United States , was named the number one top workplace in the large company category by the San Diego Union-Tribune. This marks the sixth consecutive year Aya Healthcare has been recognized in this awards program. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The anonymous survey measures several …

Medical Errors

5 Challenges (and Solutions) for Nurse Staffing Managers | 11/7/2019

November 7, 2019 5 Challenges (and Solutions) for Nurse Staffing Managers Working as a nurse manager isn’t the same as working in other management positions. Not having enough nurses on the floor can lead to fatigue, burnout, poor patient outcomes, and even deadly medical errors. To make the situation even more dire, the country is also preparing for a looming nursing shortage. If your workers aren’t satisfied, they can always …

Personal Care

137 NJ Nursing Homes Make U.S. News ‘Best’ Ratings | Patch | 11/3/2019

… at U.S. News, told Patch. “This is for people who need ongoing daily assistance in stuff like health-related and personal care.” The overall ratings for nursing homes in 2019-20 are based exclusively on the … days a nursing home met the federal standards for registered nurse staffing. In addition to having sufficient staff overall, the publication wanted to make sure nursing homes are still meeting some threshold on their less …

Pediatric Care

Interim HealthCare Inc. Ranks on Staffing Industry Analysts 2019 Annual Lists | PRWeb | 10/30/2019

… Annual Lists Share Article Annual revenue growth earns company rank on the Largest Healthcare Staffing Firms and Largest Per Diem Nurse Staffing Lists “It’s an honor to be recognized among so many impressive companies that … a variety of home health, senior care, hospice, palliative care, pediatric care and healthcare staffing needs. For more information or to locate an Interim HealthCare office, visit http://www.interimhealthcare.com . Share article on social media or …

Credentialing

AMN Healthcare is Nation’s Largest Healthcare Staffing Company: Staffing Industry Analysts | PR Newswire | 10/22/2019

… nurse firm, the largest allied healthcare staffing firm, the third-largest locum tenens firm, and the ninth-largest per diem nurse staffing firm. Staffing Industry Analysts estimated the current U.S. healthcare temporary staffing industry at … and Advanced Medical Personnel Services, Inc. to include cloud-based credentialing services and to expand travel nursing and therapy staffing services. About AMN Healthcare AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions …

Revenue Cycle Management

AMN Healthcare is Nation’s Largest Healthcare Staffing Company: Staffing Industry Analysts | PR Newswire | 10/22/2019

… nurse firm, the largest allied healthcare staffing firm, the third-largest locum tenens firm, and the ninth-largest per diem nurse staffing firm. Staffing Industry Analysts estimated the current U.S. healthcare temporary staffing industry at … solutions, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive labor analytics, revenue cycle management, credentialing solutions, and other services. AMN Healthcare is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve …

Surprise Billing

How Non-Profit Hospitals Are Driving Up The Cost Of Health Care | 10/16/2019

nurse staffing levels in Illinois, and cheaper payment rates in North Carolina. Last month, a leaked email from the Kentucky Hospital Association showed that it was urging members to donate to gubernatorial candidates to “assure access.” In Washington, D.C., the hospital lobby is battling Medicare for All as well as efforts to end surprise billing, which is when Americans go to in-network providers but then — surprise! — end up getting …

Hospital Management

Mass. Nurses Association, Elected Leaders, and Local Activists Will Leaflet/Banner Outside of Steward-Owned Nashoba Sports & Physical Therapy in Groton in Support of Nashoba Valley Medical Center Patients and the Nurses Who Care for Them | PR Newswire | 7/10/2019

… that on May 1 the 124 RNs at NVMC cast a 100% yes vote authorizing a one-day strike should hospital management fail to address the issues affecting nurses’ ability to deliver the best care … equity company Cerberus Capital Management, has the resources to improve nurse staffing at NVMC, including: In Sept. of 2016 Steward/Cerberus sold the properties of its nine Mass. hospitals for $1.25 billion to a real …

Clinical Data

Local hospitals place high in latest nationwide rankings | The Business Journals | 6/19/2019

… clinical data, surveys of pediatric specialists, survival rates, nurse staffing, and procedure volume. The publication annually rates U.S. hospitals in ten pediatric specialties. Ranked by Local full-time employees Rank …

NCQA

Medical Doctor Associates recognized with BEST OF STAFFING® Awards from Inavero | PR Newswire | 2/15/2018

… NCQA-certified credentials verification organization, MDA has earned the trust of medical professionals and facilities alike with our dedicated team providing a variety of staffing solutions. Today, MDA is a Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. company, which has expanded MDA’s capabilities to include nurse staffing, allied health, permanent placement, and other healthcare focused management services through partnerships with the Cross Country family of brands. Over the past thirty years, our firm …

Home Health Care

Illinois' home health care industry rife with fraud, tainted by unscrupulous physicians - Chicago Tribune | 12/14/2017

… medical regulation has been so lax even the most desperate of doctors can find financial reward. Koroma took refuge in home health care, a lucrative and growing industry rife with fraud and tainted by unscrupulous … licenses as of September this year , including agencies that provide nurse staffing, housekeepers or personal aides. But physician-staffing companies are exempt from the state licensing process — and from even minimal oversight such as unannounced …

Physician Referrals

Illinois' home health care industry rife with fraud, tainted by unscrupulous physicians - Chicago Tribune | 12/14/2017

… submit fraudulent bills to Medicare — and profits flow. There are few checks and balances. Unlike most branches of medicine where physician referrals are necessary to qualify for insurance coverage, Medicare allows home health agencies to … licenses as of September this year , including agencies that provide nurse staffing, housekeepers or personal aides. But physician-staffing companies are exempt from the state licensing process — and from even minimal oversight such as unannounced …

Patient Billing

Illinois' home health care industry rife with fraud, tainted by unscrupulous physicians - Chicago Tribune | 12/14/2017

… say 759 private businesses offering home health services held state licenses as of September this year , including agencies that provide nurse staffing, housekeepers or personal aides. But physician-staffing companies are exempt from the state … claims, federal officials in 2016 ordered Illinois companies to justify patient billings before claims were submitted. Officials planned to expand the program to Florida in March this year, then the nation. The Illinois HomeCare & Hospice …

AMN Healthcare

Here’s Why You Should Retain AMN Healthcare (AMN) for Now - April 6, 2020 - Zacks.com | 4/6/2020

AMN Healthcare ( AMN - Free Report ) is gaining traction on strength in its Healthcare Managed Services Program, prudent buyouts and a solid staffing services portfolio. However, tough competition and decline in Locum Tenens business revenues have … Solutions and Other Workforce Solutions units offer services like travel nurse staffing, allied staffing, rapid response nurse staffing and others. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Nurse and Allied Solutions revenues rose 18.1% year over …

Nurse staffing agencies prepare for Covid-19 pandemic - MedCity News | 4/2/2020

Healthcare staffing agencies are seeing an uptick in demand as hospitals and nursing homes across the U.S. seek staff to help treat Covid-19 patients. One of the largest firms, AMN Healthcare, told the Dallas Morning News that it saw requests for nurses in New York City increase by 1,000% last month. San Diego-based travel nursing agency Aya Healthcare said it had filled 1,995 crisis jobs related to the …

Aya Healthcare

Nurse staffing agencies prepare for Covid-19 pandemic - MedCity News | 4/2/2020

… One of the largest firms, AMN Healthcare, told the Dallas Morning News that it saw requests for nurses in New York City increase by 1,000% last month. San Diego-based travel nursing agency Aya Healthcare said it had filled 1,995 crisis jobs related to the pandemic as of Wednesday. The U.S. has more than 199,000 known Covid-19 cases, with major outbreaks in New York City, New Orleans, Detroit, Los …

Aya Healthcare Named the #1 Top Workplace by the San Diego Union-Tribune | PR Newswire | 11/18/2019

SAN DIEGO Aya Healthcare , the company transforming travel nurse staffing and healthcare workforce solutions across the United States , was named the number one top workplace in the large company category by the San Diego Union-Tribune. This marks the sixth consecutive year Aya Healthcare has been recognized in this awards program. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The anonymous survey measures several …

Strata Decision Technology

Hospitals Face Cash Crunch in 60-90 Days Due to COVID-19: Report | WebMD | 3/31/2020

… top of the operational and human aspects of coping with the COVID-19 crisis, according to a new report from Strata Decision Technology, a company that analyzes and benchmarks financial data for about 220 healthcare … that the complexity of the cases causes a decline in nurse staffing ratios. Nurses and staff must slow down to ensure that their PPE is properly fitted. Costs are also higher because of expanded cleaning …

Hospitals to Lose $1K Per COVID-19 Case Despite Medicare Rate Bump | RevCycle Intelligence | 3/30/2020

… Strata Decision Technology. For some health systems, those losses could translate to $6,000 to $8,000 depending on payer mix. COVID-19 cases incur unusually high costs, the analysis found using research from Italy, China, and the CDC to simulate characteristics of COVID-19 patients. “The complexity of the patients is causing a decline in nurse staffing ratios as nurses and staff are required to help each other validate that their …

Envision Healthcare

Healthcare Staffing Market Size to Reach US$ 45.2 Bn by 2026 | Globe Newswire | 11/20/2019

… propel the market growth. For instance, in June 2019, AMN Healthcare acquired Advanced Medical Personnel Services, Inc., an allied and nurse staffing agency that serves clinics, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and home health settings … Group; AMN Healthcare; Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.; CHG Management, Inc.; Envision Healthcare Corporation; General Healthcare Resources, Inc.; Jackson Healthcare, Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.; inVentiv Health; Local Staff, LLC; and TeamHealth. Collaboration and mergers of the …

Healthcare Staffing Market Size to Reach US$ 45.2 Bn by 2026 | Globe Newswire | 11/20/2019

… propel the market growth. For instance, in June 2019, AMN Healthcare acquired Advanced Medical Personnel Services, Inc., an allied and nurse staffing agency that serves clinics, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and home health settings … Group; AMN Healthcare; Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.; CHG Management, Inc.; Envision Healthcare Corporation; General Healthcare Resources, Inc.; Jackson Healthcare, Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.; inVentiv Health; Local Staff, LLC; and TeamHealth. Collaboration and mergers of the …

AMN Healthcare Services

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN) CEO Susan Salka on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/1/2019

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AMN ) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call October 31, 2019 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Randle Reece - Director IR Susan Salka - President & CEO Brian Scott - CAO, CFO & Treasurer Ralph Henderson - President … our recent acquisition of Advanced Medical. Our largest business, Travel Nurse Staffing, grew 10% year-over-year with 4% organic growth. Growth came from a combination of higher volume, hours worked and bill rate. Demand …

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) Cut to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research | 8/23/2019

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) Cut to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research Posted by Jared Coughlin on Aug 23rd, 2019 Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) from a strong-buy … the company’s travel as well as school therapy and travel nurse staffing capabilities. Expansion in gross margin is also encouraging. Solid projections for the third quarter buoy optimism. However, lackluster performance by the company’s Nurse …

Harris Healthcare

Harris Healthcare Announces AcuityPlus v8.8 | PR Newswire | 10/29/2019

HERNDON, Va. Harris Healthcare is pleased to announce the General Availability of AcuityPlus v 8.8, its propriety Acuity-based staffing solution that uses both transparent classification and evidence-based methodologies to address patient acuity, nursing competencies, and patient complexity of care. AcuityPlus helps clients achieve up to 2% budget variance, optimize nurse staffing and satisfaction, reduce medication errors, and ensure positive patient outcomes. Continue Reading Harris Healthcare AcuityPlus v 8.8 …

Harris Healthcare Announces AcuityPlus v8.8 | BioSpace | 10/29/2019

Harris Healthcare Announces AcuityPlus v8.8 Published: Oct 29, 2019 HERNDON, Va. , Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Harris Healthcare is pleased to announce the General Availability of AcuityPlus v 8.8, its propriety Acuity-based staffing solution that uses both transparent classification and evidence-based methodologies to address patient acuity, nursing competencies, and patient complexity of care. AcuityPlus helps clients achieve up to 2% budget variance, optimize nurse staffing and satisfaction, reduce medication …

Cross Country Healthcare

Cross Country Healthcare Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial Results | Business Wire | 5/2/2019

BOCA RATON, Fla.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CCRN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2019. FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: Dollars are in thousands, except per share amounts … Company’s project to replace its legacy system supporting its travel nurse staffing business. These costs are reported in selling, general and administrative expenses on the consolidated statement of operations and included in unallocated corporate overhead …

Advantage RN Wins Inavero’s 2018 Best of Staffing Client Diamond and Talent Awards | PR Newswire | 2/15/2018

… provided by 09:18 ET Share this article WEST CHESTER, Ohio , Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Advantage RN, a member of the Cross Country Healthcare family, has been awarded Inavero’s 2018 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent … hospitals nationwide, Advantage RN, headquartered in Cincinnati , has additional travel nurse staffing offices in Charlotte, NC ; Clearwater FL ; and Delray Beach, FL. About Inavero Inavero administers more staffing agency client and talent satisfaction surveys than …

Cerberus Capital Management

After Steward Made Threat to Close the Hospital in Retaliation if Nurses Refused to Accept Management’s Contract Offer, RNs at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center File Unfair Labor Practice Charges for Bad Faith Bargaining | PR Newswire | 9/9/2019

… a federal mediator has been attempting to aid the parties. Throughout these sessions, the nurses have been committed to improving nurse staffing levels and benefitting nurse recruitment and retention. Steward Threatens Closure While Spending Hundreds … profit Steward Healthcare is owned by the giant hedge fund, Cerberus Capital Management: In September 2016 Steward/Cerberus sold the physical properties of its nine Mass. hospitals for $1.25 billion to Medical Properties Trust (MPT …

RNs at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center File Unfair Labor Practice Charges for Bad Faith Bargaining After Steward Made Threat to Close the Hospital in Retaliation if Nurses Refused to Accept Management’s Contract Offer | PR Newswire | 9/6/2019

… a federal mediator has been attempting to aid the parties. Throughout these sessions, the nurses have been committed to improving nurse staffing levels and benefitting nurse recruitment and retention. Steward Threatens Closure While Spending Hundreds … profit Steward Healthcare is owned by the giant hedge fund, Cerberus Capital Management: In September 2016 Steward/Cerberus sold the physical properties of its nine Mass. hospitals for $1.25 billion to Medical Properties Trust (MPT …

Provident Healthcare Partners

Provident Healthcare Partners Advises GrapeTree Medical Staffing On Its Recapitalization | PR Newswire | 10/30/2017

Provident Healthcare Partners Advises GrapeTree Medical Staffing On Its Recapitalization News provided by 07:22 ET Share this article BOSTON and LOS ANGELES, Oct. GrapeTree Medical Staffing (“GrapeTree”), one of the fastest growing nurse staffing providers, has completed a recapitalization with New MainStream Capital (“NMS”). GrapeTree is a leader in providing qualified and experienced nurses to long-term care facilities and hospitals. GrapeTree utilizes a vendor management platform that significantly improves …

Provident Healthcare Partners Advises GrapeTree Medical Staffing On Its Recapitalization | PR Newswire | 10/30/2017

BOSTON and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – GrapeTree Medical Staffing (“GrapeTree”), one of the fastest growing nurse staffing providers, has completed a recapitalization with New MainStream Capital (“NMS”). GrapeTree is a leader in providing … to build an industry-leading provider of healthcare staffing services. Provident Healthcare Partners (“Provident”) served as exclusive financial advisor to GrapeTree. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Tim Kinnetz , founder of GrapeTree, stated …

HealthCare Partners

Provident Healthcare Partners Advises GrapeTree Medical Staffing On Its Recapitalization | PR Newswire | 10/30/2017

Provident Healthcare Partners Advises GrapeTree Medical Staffing On Its Recapitalization News provided by 07:22 ET Share this article BOSTON and LOS ANGELES, Oct. GrapeTree Medical Staffing (“GrapeTree”), one of the fastest growing nurse staffing providers, has completed a recapitalization with New MainStream Capital (“NMS”). GrapeTree is a leader in providing qualified and experienced nurses to long-term care facilities and hospitals. GrapeTree utilizes a vendor management platform that significantly improves …

Provident Healthcare Partners Advises GrapeTree Medical Staffing On Its Recapitalization | PR Newswire | 10/30/2017

BOSTON and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – GrapeTree Medical Staffing (“GrapeTree”), one of the fastest growing nurse staffing providers, has completed a recapitalization with New MainStream Capital (“NMS”). GrapeTree is a leader in providing … build an industry-leading provider of healthcare staffing services. Provident Healthcare Partners (“Provident”) served as exclusive financial advisor to GrapeTree. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Tim Kinnetz , founder of GrapeTree, stated that …

Children's Hospital

Atrium Health’s Levine Children’s Hospital Named a “Best Children’s Hospital” for 13th Consecutive Year | PR Newswire | 6/23/2020

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 23, For the 13 th consecutive year, Atrium Health’s Levine Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of the best places to care for children in the nation by U.S. News & World … on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter. For survival rates, adequacy of nurse staffing, procedure and patient volume, availability of programs for particular illnesses and conditions, and for the full rankings, visit Best Children’s Hospitals . Levine Children’s …

Mayo Clinic

‘Hospitals are terrified of repercussions:’ Health-care workers question why Mayo Clinic permitted Pence to visit coronavirus patients with no mask | MarketWatch | 4/30/2020

… with no mask, no gown — and without maintaining the recommended six-feet distance? U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the Mayo Clinic Tuesday, and, according to a now-deleted tweet and a statement to MarketWatch … based on factors such as reputation, mortality index, patient safety, nurse staffing and Magnet status, patient services and technology.” The clinic states on its website : “Mayo Clinic physicians, scientists, researchers, educators and allied health staff …

Medical Center

Sadiant Health Names Casey Robertson Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 4/22/2020

… so we can serve even more providers across the country.” Prior to joining Sadiant, Robertson was CEO of Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC), a community hospital that serves the East Texas region. During his tenure … and lower costs for healthcare facilities, Sadiant is transforming the nurse staffing industry with its app and web portal that connect nurses and healthcare facilities directly – removing the middleman. Sadiant was founded by nurses who …

St. Luke's Hospital

Dec. 10 Candlelight Vigil to be held at Tobey Hospital as Maternity Unit Closure Deadline Approaches | PR Newswire | 12/9/2019

… in Wareham , in front of the hospital, to mourn Southcoast Hospitals Group’s decision to shutter Tobey’s maternity unit on December 31 . After December 31 , would-be Tobey maternity patients will be directed to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford . Religious leaders, former patients, neighbors, friends, and supporters are expected to join in the vigil. Southcoast announced its plans to close the maternity unit in late August and, since then, the …

St Luke Hospital

Dec. 10 Candlelight Vigil to be held at Tobey Hospital as Maternity Unit Closure Deadline Approaches | PR Newswire | 12/9/2019

WAREHAM, Mass. , Dec. 9, Nurses who work at Tobey Hospital and who are members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association will hold a candlelight vigil on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 4 p.m. at 43 High St. in Wareham , in front of the hospital, to mourn Southcoast Hospitals Group’s decision to shutter Tobey’s maternity unit on December 31 . After December 31 , would-be Tobey maternity patients will be directed to St. Luke’s …

Ascension

100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/4/2019

… also cover athletic events throughout the state. Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin (Glendale). Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin is a member of Ascension Wisconsin and serves patients from across the state. Since being established in 2001 as … sports complexes. With high marks in advanced technologies, patient services, nurse staffing and patient volumes, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside was ranked among the top 50 hospitals in the nation for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report …

Clinton Hospital, Clinton MA

Hospital Management’s Intent to Cut Nurse Staffing at the Leominster Campus of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance - Clinton Hospital Leads RNs to Hold Candlelight Vigil | PR Newswire | 12/2/2019

Hospital Management’s Intent to Cut Nurse Staffing at the Leominster Campus of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance - Clinton Hospital Leads RNs to Hold Candlelight Vigil Patient Safety Expected to Be Compromised Under Management’s Plan News provided by Dec 02, 2019, 14:46 ET Share this article LEOMINSTER, Mass. , Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – What: Candlelight Vigil Mourning UMass Memorial HealthAlliance’s intent to cut nurse staffing and jeopardize patient safety Where: 60 Hospital Road, Leominster …

York Hospital

How Non-Profit Hospitals Are Driving Up The Cost Of Health Care : Planet Money : NPR | 10/15/2019

… York Governor Andrew Cuomo was battling to win the Democratic primary, his campaign solicited a donation from the Greater New York Hospital Association, according to a recent report from The New York Times . The hospital … lobbyists have fought reforms for billing transparency in Ohio, minimum nurse staffing levels in Illinois, and cheaper payment rates in North Carolina. Last month, a leaked email from the Kentucky Hospital Association showed that it …

Nashoba Valley Medical Center, Ayer MA

After Steward Made Threat to Close the Hospital in Retaliation if Nurses Refused to Accept Management’s Contract Offer, RNs at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center File Unfair Labor Practice Charges for Bad Faith Bargaining | PR Newswire | 9/9/2019

AYER, Mass. , Sept. 9, The registered nurses at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) in Ayer , who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), have filed unfair labor practice charges at the U.S. National … Throughout these sessions, the nurses have been committed to improving nurse staffing levels and benefitting nurse recruitment and retention. Steward Threatens Closure While Spending Hundreds of Millions on Expansion Steward’s threat to close NVMC and …

Nashoba Valley Medical Center

After Steward Made Threat to Close the Hospital in Retaliation if Nurses Refused to Accept Management’s Contract Offer, RNs at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center File Unfair Labor Practice Charges for Bad Faith Bargaining | PR Newswire | 9/9/2019

AYER, Mass. , Sept. 9, The registered nurses at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) in Ayer , who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), have filed unfair labor practice charges at the U.S. National … Throughout these sessions, the nurses have been committed to improving nurse staffing levels and benefitting nurse recruitment and retention. Steward Threatens Closure While Spending Hundreds of Millions on Expansion Steward’s threat to close NVMC and …

HCA

Here’s Why You Should Avoid Acadia Healthcare Stock Now | Zacks | 9/3/2019

Here’s Why You Should Avoid Acadia Healthcare Stock Now Zacks Equity Research You follow Analyst Blog - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More … which remains challenged with weak census and pressure related to nurse staffing, would have lifted overhang on the stock and allowed the company to focus on businesses with strong growth trajectories. Acadia Healthcare has also …

Baystate Health

MNA: Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses Withdraw One-Day Strike Notice as They Seek Fair Agreement That Protects and Improves Patient Care | PR Newswire | 2/24/2018

… Notice as They Seek Fair Agreement That Protects and Improves Patient Care Nurses withdrew their one-day strike notice after Baystate Health agreed to schedule a negotiating date on February 26 News provided by Feb … improve patient care conditions Baystate wants the right to make nurse staffing worse Baystate wants to force its nurses to take terrible health insurance from Baystate’s own insurance company, Health New England Why Inadequate RN …

Franklin Medical Center

MNA: Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses Withdraw One-Day Strike Notice as They Seek Fair Agreement That Protects and Improves Patient Care | PR Newswire | 2/24/2018

Worldwide Offices MNA: Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses Withdraw One-Day Strike Notice as They Seek Fair Agreement That Protects and Improves Patient Care Nurses withdrew their one-day strike notice after Baystate Health agreed … improve patient care conditions Baystate wants the right to make nurse staffing worse Baystate wants to force its nurses to take terrible health insurance from Baystate’s own insurance company, Health New England Why Inadequate RN …

Berkshire Medical Center

Berkshire Medical Center Nurses Schedule Patient Safety Vigil as One-Day Strike Nears | PR Newswire | 2/17/2018

… Mass. , Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – As part of their preparations for a potential one-day strike on February 27 , Berkshire Medical Center nurses and community members will hold a Patient Safety Vigil outside the … RN’s three-part staffing solution: Management will not diminish current nurse staffing grids; Charge nurses (with specific exceptions) will not have patient assignments or limited assignments; Management will agree to post and recruit for positions …

Health New England

MNA: Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses Withdraw One-Day Strike Notice as They Seek Fair Agreement That Protects and Improves Patient Care | PR Newswire | 2/24/2018

… nurse staffing worse Baystate wants to force its nurses to take terrible health insurance from Baystate’s own insurance company, Health New England Why Inadequate RN Staffing is a Patient Care Problem: By failing to schedule enough nurses or forcing nurses to work through our meal breaks and routinely past the end of our shifts, Baystate is making it more and more difficult for exhausted, overworked nurses to provide the best …

MNA: Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses Withdraw One-Day Strike Notice as They Seek Fair | PR Newswire | 2/24/2018

… nurse staffing worse Baystate wants to force its nurses to take terrible health insurance from Baystate’s own insurance company, Health New England Why Inadequate RN Staffing is a Patient Care Problem: By failing to schedule enough nurses or forcing nurses to work through our meal breaks and routinely past the end of our shifts, Baystate is making it more and more difficult for exhausted, overworked nurses to provide the best …

Susan Salka

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN) CEO Susan Salka on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/1/2019

… Inc. (NYSE: AMN ) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call October 31, 2019 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Randle Reece - Director IR Susan Salka - President & CEO Brian Scott - CAO, CFO & Treasurer Ralph Henderson - President of Professional Services … our recent acquisition of Advanced Medical. Our largest business, Travel Nurse Staffing, grew 10% year-over-year with 4% organic growth. Growth came from a combination of higher volume, hours worked and bill rate. Demand …

Dan White

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN) CEO Susan Salka on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/1/2019

… Randle Reece - Director IR Susan Salka - President & CEO Brian Scott - CAO, CFO & Treasurer Ralph Henderson - President of Professional Services & Staffing Dan White - President of Strategic Workforce Solutions Kelly Rakowski - President of Leadership & Search Solutions Conference … our recent acquisition of Advanced Medical. Our largest business, Travel Nurse Staffing, grew 10% year-over-year with 4% organic growth. Growth came from a combination of higher volume, hours worked and bill rate. Demand …

Kelly Williams

Nurses to Testify Tuesday at State House on Bill to Improve Patient Mobility, Limit Injuries to Healthcare Professionals | PR Newswire | 10/28/2019

BOSTON Nurses and advocates will testify on Tuesday at the State House in favor of legislation to require improved patient handling practices in Massachusetts healthcare facilities, helping patients in recovery by enabling better mobility and protecting healthcare professionals from unnecessary injuries. What : A hearing before the Joint Committee on Public Health. When: 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 Where: Room 222 at the State House, Boston . Bill Information: An …

Donna Williams

Nurses to Testify Tuesday at State House on Bill to Improve Patient Mobility, Limit Injuries to Healthcare Professionals | PR Newswire | 10/28/2019

BOSTON Nurses and advocates will testify on Tuesday at the State House in favor of legislation to require improved patient handling practices in Massachusetts healthcare facilities, helping patients in recovery by enabling better mobility and protecting healthcare professionals from unnecessary injuries. What : A hearing before the Joint Committee on Public Health. When: 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 Where: Room 222 at the State House, Boston . Bill Information: An …

Gavin Newsom

CDPH Furthered Empowered to Enforce Hospital Nurse Staffing Ratios | 10/24/2019

Oct 23, 2019 In The News Sacramento A new requirement for the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to conduct unannounced visits to hospitals to inspect for compliance with nurse staffing ratio requirements is now law under Senate Bill 227 recently signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. In 1999 California implemented the nation’s first law mandating nurse-to-patient staffing ratios—those requirements went into effect in 2004. It set the …

Andrew Cuomo

How Non-Profit Hospitals Are Driving Up The Cost Of Health Care : Planet Money : NPR | 10/15/2019

… This is an excerpt of Planet Money’ s newsletter. You can sign up here . Last year, when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was battling to win the Democratic primary, his campaign solicited a donation from … lobbyists have fought reforms for billing transparency in Ohio, minimum nurse staffing levels in Illinois, and cheaper payment rates in North Carolina. Last month, a leaked email from the Kentucky Hospital Association showed that it …

Craig Meier

Medical Solutions Closes Deal on C&A Industries, Inc. Acquisition | Globe Newswire | 10/8/2019

… enabling us to provide an even more comprehensive service offering and increase the differentiating value we provide our customers,” said Craig Meier, CEO of Medical Solutions. “Equally important is what our integration journey will bring … its February 2018 acquisition of PPR, a provider of travel nurse staffing and interim leadership solutions for acute and post-acute care markets. In 2017, Medical Solutions partnered with TPG Growth, the middle market and …

Johnny Webb

About 2,300 University of Chicago nurses set strike date - Chicago Tribune | 9/11/2019

… of care to our patients, but management not only rejected our proposal, but failed to offer a counterproposal,” said nurse Johnny Webb in a press release from the union, National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses … interruption during the strike.” The hospital has also defended its nurse staffing levels as better than what the union is advocating for. Hospital spokeswoman Ashley Heher has said University of Chicago plans to use temporary …

Ashley Heher

About 2,300 University of Chicago nurses set strike date - Chicago Tribune | 9/11/2019

nurse staffing levels as better than what the union is advocating for. Hospital spokeswoman Ashley Heher has said University of Chicago plans to use temporary, agency nurses to replace striking nurses if they walk off the job. Though the strike would last one day, agency nurses would work for five days per the requirements of the agency’s contract with the hospital, she said. The hospital does not plan to have …

Kelly Gooch

How CHI’s virtually integrated care model seeks to transform nursing | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/9/2019

How CHI’s virtually integrated care model seeks to transform nursing Kelly Gooch - Print Email More hospitals are looking to adopt virtual care solutions to enhance the role of nurses and improve patient care. Take for … lead to errors. By using technology and changing the traditional nurse staffing and team model, they saw opportunities to improve quality and safety in hospitals and other sites of care. “Individuals often experience their care …

Susan R. Salka

AMN Healthcare Announces First Quarter 2019 Results | Business Wire | 5/2/2019

… nurse staffing capabilities. “The AMN team did an impressive job serving our clients and healthcare professionals, expanding existing relationships and adding new clients since the beginning of the year. Despite a tough year-over-year comparison in travel nursing, our team persevered and every segment met or beat our expectations in the quarter,” said Susan R. Salka, Chief Executive Officer of AMN Healthcare. “Demand has strengthened across most service lines …

Alex Neary

Berkshire Medical Center Nurses Schedule Patient Safety Vigil as One-Day Strike Nears | PR Newswire | 2/17/2018

… St. in Pittsfield “For our patients and our community, Berkshire Medical Center needs to protect and improve patient care,” said Alex Neary, RN and Co-Chair of the BMC RN Bargaining Committee. “We want to … RN’s three-part staffing solution: Management will not diminish current nurse staffing grids; Charge nurses (with specific exceptions) will not have patient assignments or limited assignments; Management will agree to post and recruit for positions …

State of California

Why Some Nursing Homes Are Devastated By COVID-19 While Others Remain Untouched | NPR | 6/26/2020

… the coronavirus according to government officials; some independent researchers have found the same thing. Charlene Herrington at the University of California, San Francisco studied all the nursing homes in the state. CHARLENE HARRINGTON: The nursing … lawmakers should focus on low-quality nursing homes and inadequate nurse staffing. HARRINGTON: We found that nurse staffing was a very important factor in whether or not nursing homes had residents with the virus. JAFFE …

Why Were Some Nursing Homes Spared The Devastation of COVID-19? Depends Who You Ask | 6/26/2020

… the virus when the pandemic hit because they were so vulnerable,” says Charlene Harrington, professor emerita at the University of California, San Francisco. Harrington looked at more than 1,000 nursing homes in California. Her study … reached the same conclusions as Harrington’s. “We found that higher nurse staffing levels and higher quality ratings were associated with less COVID-19 cases and deaths,” says Yue Li, a professor of health services research …

State of Illinois

Report says Illinois was ill-prepared for pandemic | 6/30/2020

SPRINGFIELD – A new report from an Illinois think tank says the state was ill-prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily because of a preexisting shortage of nurses, and that the pandemic has left state … and if the state adopted a law requiring mandatory minimum nurse staffing levels, an idea that was proposed in the 2019 legislative session but was not adopted. But while the Illinois Health and Hospital Association …

Report says Illinois was ill-prepared for pandemic | 6/30/2020

SPRINGFIELD – A new report from an Illinois think tank says the state was ill-prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily because of a preexisting shortage of nurses, and that the pandemic has left state … and if the state adopted a law requiring mandatory minimum nurse staffing levels, an idea that was proposed in the 2019 legislative session but was not adopted. But while the Illinois Health and Hospital Association …