Strikes expanding to new frontlines as stress grows among unexpected healthcare workers
Nov 20, 2023
Strikes like the massive one threatened by Kaiser Permanente’s California blue collar workers last month could be a sign of what’s to come for the broader healthcare sector.
Experts offer hiring strategies during final Workforce Development Forum of 2023
Nov 10, 2023
The final 2023 McKnight’s Workforce Development Forum will be a must-attend event for anyone with employees, especially amid year-end budget pressures.
RNs, building leaders bank major pay gains in 2023
Nov 07, 2023
Salaries for nursing home leaders continued their upward trajectory this year, with many facilities responding to staffing shortfalls by increasing pay more rapidly than in the past and sometimes tacking...
Fogg clears the air on skilled nursing ‘tailwinds’
James M. Berklan
Oct 26, 2023
The headwinds for skilled nursing operators are significantly more numerous than the potential tailwinds, but there are reasons for provider optimism.
In McKnight’s 2023 Mood of the Market, nursing home managers warn to pay up, be flexible to stem...
Oct 10, 2023
The staffing crisis in long-term care is showing signs of easing, but many building leaders still want higher pay and more flexibility in exchange for the extra work they’re putting in, according to...
How to do it … Address the effect of worker shortages on rehab
Oct 10, 2023
Workforce shortages inside nursing homes today are inspiring therapists to also forge stronger ties with their nursing colleagues. It’s an effort to do more with less, while also strengthening and improving...
Pay increases for physical therapists returning to pre-pandemic levels: report
Jessica R. Towhey
Sep 27, 2023
Physical therapists in long-term care facilities received an average pay increase of 3.7% in 2023, which outpaces increases seen in other healthcare settings serving seniors.
Study: Positive feedback — not just negative — improves workplace culture
Sep 21, 2023
Healthcare organizations should focus on what worked — not just what went wrong — when giving feedback to staff, according to a new study. Centering feedback on positives could help organizations including...
Mood of the Market Part 3: Would-be quitters are sector’s ‘wake-up call’
Sep 08, 2023
The share of nursing home leaders “seriously considering quitting” their jobs has fallen just below the 50% mark for the first time since the early pandemic, according to new results in the 2023 McKnight’s...
The 2023 McKnight’s Mood of the Market survey: Pay up if we’re ‘never going to get caught up’
Aug 31, 2023
The staffing crisis in long-term care is showing signs of easing, but many building leaders still want higher pay in exchange for the extra work they’re putting in, according to results from the fifth...