After splitting staff costs, nursing home and hospital share a win
Aug 28, 2023
At the height of the pandemic, CareOne at Redstone was down 16 beds, an entire unit closed, as the facility, like so many others in the US, grappled with how to assign limited caregiving staff.
How PAC facilities can evolve with the ever-changing healthcare landscape
Jun 16, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed care delivery. Due to technological innovations, many services have shifted away from traditional health facilities to home-based care. Telehealth advancements and...
Long-term care workforce problems worsening for many, AHCA poll reveals
Jun 07, 2023
A third of skilled nursing providers report their workforce situation has worsened since late last year, with more than three-quarters still relying on high-cost agency staff or overtime to fill vacant...
AHCA battles ‘crisis’ with new long-term care job education campaign
Jessica R. Towhey
Jan 12, 2023
Nursing homes’ largest advocacy group on Wednesday launched a national campaign to boost hiring in the face of an unprecedented worker shortage that is curtailing capacity and threatening the ability...
Nurses: Patients have suffered due to work overload
Dec 05, 2022
Nine in 10 nurses believe the quality of patient care often suffers as a result of the nursing shortage, according to a survey by nurse staffing firm connectRN.
More than 53,000 nurse practitioners left the workforce in 2021, report finds
Oct 25, 2022
Nearly 334,000 healthcare providers left their jobs in 2021, including large numbers of physicians and nurses, according to an analysis of provider medical claims data.
Grim long-term care forecast: 4 more years until workforce recovers if help doesn’t arrive
Aug 09, 2022
Despite reports of recent monthly gains in the number of long-term care employees, full recovery of the workforce could drag on until 2026 without substantive new assistance. That’s according to a report...
‘We do it for teachers — why not for nurses?’ Her LTC nurse training solution
Jul 19, 2022
Long-term care nursing administration expert Jackie Vance knows how the nation can climb out of its nursing shortage — and she shares systems that work as her evidence in this podcast moderated by McKnight’s...
Providers already have the answers to their staffing problems — if they know where to look
Jul 12, 2022
Long-term care providers can win the recruiting battle for workers by using current staff members’ own observations to better build their “employee brand,” advises a top consultant, former administrator...
Average wages for SNFs have increased by nearly 20%, state data shows
Jun 28, 2022
New Hampshire nursing homes on average paid about 20% more in labor costs per day from 2019 to 2021 due in part to the ongoing workforce crisis, according to a new report.