nurse burnout

Electronic Medical Records Are Strangling American Medicine

By Dane Brodke, MD, MPH for MedPage Today Last month, 15,000 nurses went on strike in Minnesota in the largest private-sector nursing strike in U.S. history. They were protesting understaffing and overwork at a time when provider burnout has reached epidemic proportions — approximately 63% of physicians and 80% of nurses now report symptoms of burnout. Meanwhile, healthcare continues to struggle…

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Which healthcare workers are most likely to quit their jobs?

By Hailey Mensik for Healthcare Dive Dive Brief: Turnover rates for healthcare workers are returning to pre-pandemic levels after massive disruptions during initial coronavirus waves, though rates among physicians and those working in long-term care have worsened, according to research published Friday in Health Affairs. Out of all healthcare occupations, health aides and assistants had…

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Report: 90% of nurses considering leaving the profession in the next year

By Bill Siwicki for Healthcare IT News Shawn Sefton, RN, has experienced first-hand the operational, staffing and scheduling challenges that plague the U.S. nurse workforce, having worked as a nurse and in various nurse leader roles for decades. She spent her early career as a frontline ED and perianesthesia nurse in various hospitals. Then she…

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