Tag: healthcare crisis

Rural US hospitals experiencing labor, delivery crisis

Editor's Note: Rural communities are at serious risk due to hospitals’ increasing inability to offer labor and delivery services, according to a new report from the Center for Healthcare Quality & Payment Reform. Highlights include: More than half (55%) of rural hospitals in the U.S. do not offer labor and…

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By: Brita Belli
January 23, 2024
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Healthcare worker crisis grows in Florida

Editor's Note Population growth in Florida is amplifying the nationwide shortage of doctors and nurses and putting the state on the verge of a healthcare crisis, Fox 13 Tampa Bay December 27 reports. An estimated 300,000 residents will relocate to Florida annually during the next 5 years. Meanwhile, a third…

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By: Brita Belli
January 2, 2024
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Study: Health system executives call nursing shortage ‘critical’

Editor's Note In its first public study of health system executives, Incredible Health reveals that 94% of executives describe the nursing shortage as “critical.” The 2023 Healthcare Executive Report, released June 13, which solicited responses from 100 US health system executives, also finds the following: 68% say they do not…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 20, 2023
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