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Turning the Tide on the Great Resignation—How to Engage and Retain Nurses in an Acute Care Setting

By now, employers have all heard of the Great Resignation or the Big Quit in healthcare.  This is the ongoing trend of healthcare workers leaving their jobs for COVID-19 related...


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A Paradigm Shift in Nurse Staffing

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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Why and How Team Nursing is Here to Stay

Implementing a Team Nursing Model: A Successful Blueprint for Long Term Acute Care Hospitals

A shift in nurse staffing practices that started at CHC ContinueCARE Hospitals in response to COVID-19...


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Stronger Together: The Value of a Team Nursing Model

If we all took a moment to reflect, most of us could likely recall a special nurse who went above and beyond to care for us or a loved one....


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CHC ContinueCARE LTACHs Play Vital Role in Providing Care During Pandemic

Pandemic-induced waived restrictions on Medicare admissions to CHC ContinueCARE’s Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals (LTACHs) have proved to be a highly effective tool in improving patient outcomes, relieving strained resources on...


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Five Productivity Best Practices

Maximize Staffing Efficiency, Reduce Costs and Improve Patient Care

For every hospital, large or small, a skilled staff is perhaps the most valuable asset – even in more normal times....


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The Importance of Sustaining Quality Initiatives in Times of Crisis

The coronavirus public health emergency will have a long-lasting impact on the finances and care delivery processes of hospitals across the United States. The pandemic has also emphasized the significance...


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The Importance of Sustaining Quality Initiatives in Times of Crisis

The impact of the insidious COVID-19 virus will have a long-lasting impact on the financial status and care delivery processes in hospitals across the United States. The pandemic has also...


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Swimming Upstream: Meeting the Challenges of Social Determinants of Health

A recent blog post by Community Hospital Corporation details the nonclinical aspects that are a part of health outcomes and the scientific research supporting those aspects.

Editor’s Note: This article...


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Press Releases

Community Hospital Corporation Announces 2019 Dan Wilford Award Winner: Jodi Harris, Southwest Health System Director of Rehab

Plano, Texas (August 1, 2019) – Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) is proud to announce Jodi Harris as winner of the 2019 Dan Wilford Award for Compassion and Community Service. Harris...


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