Karmanos employs employment strategies typical of most hospitals—sign-on bonuses, competitive salaries, and additional education—but its mission of cancer care seems to resonate strongly in the nurses who work there.
As hospitals and health systems continue to seek solutions to workforce staffing—particularly nursing—many are veering away from traditional methods and embracing new ways of attracting and retaining employees.
Any infection can result in sepsis, and the CDC states that nearly 87% of sepsis cases start before the patient gets to the hospital. Sepsis is also a notable cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In America, 1.7 million adults develop sepsis, and 350,000 die during their hospitalization, according to the CDC.
More than three-fourths (76%) of travel nurses surveyed June 21-29, 2023, for Nomad Health’s Job Satisfaction Index report being satisfied with their most recent travel job, compared to only half (51%) who report being satisfied with their last staff position.
Simpson and Vicki Stover Hertzberg, PhD, FASA, a professor and director of Emory’s Center for Data Science, helped create an online, self-paced data science certificate program—to help nurses use Big Data to solve problems in healthcare settings.
Though a handful of state legislatures are considering mandating nurse-to-patient staffing ratios, government mandates are not the answer to nurse staffing, the American Organization of Nursing Leadership (AONL) has declared.
The new research article, which was published by JAMA Health Forum, is based on survey data collected from more than 15,000 nurses and more than 5,000 physicians at 60 Magnet-recognized hospitals in 2021. The Magnet Recognition Program designates hospitals as good places to work based on nursing excellence and healthcare quality.
One of the most common practices among nurse leaders to improve retention is employee rounding—so much so that the time-consuming practice has been “hard-wired” into leadership routines. Problem is, rounding as most nurse leaders conduct it, is generally useless, according to research by, in part, the American Organization of Nursing Leadership.
Healthcare educators are taking decisive steps in growing and strengthening the U.S. nursing workforce, with efforts ranging from simplifying the transfer of credits between higher education institutions to creating alliances with hospitals or health systems to building more nursing schools.
The collaboration creates a pathway for students admitted to the U of M School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program to complete about 1,000 hours of required clinical training at Mayo Clinic hospitals in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The program begins in fall 2024.