The shortage of clinicians is just one of many challenges community hospitals are facing, causing their leaders to think outside the box to provide quality care with limited resources. Learn more about some best practices for overcoming these challenges at your hospital.
In March 2022, more than 80 percent of hospitals reported a nurse vacancy rate exceeding 10 percent. The survey also found that it takes, on average, three months to recruit an experienced nurse. Recruitment is even more challenging for hospitals in rural areas. Following pandemic surges, hospitals are depleted of staff and resources – making it urgent to address the nurse shortage.
This white paper suggests innovations acute care hospitals can put in place to address staffing issues while managing labor costs and maintaining patient care standards.
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