Tag Archives: staffing

Regulations slow urgent hiring of doctors and nurses amid coronavirus outbreak, staffing firms say

A person wearing protective clothing and a respirator mask donates protective equipment to the Elmhurst Hospital Center in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty Images Medical staffing firms are racing to help meet the demand for doctors and nurses in states where coronavirus… Read More »

New data resource reveals highly variable staffing at nursing homes

Researchers who analyzed payroll-based staffing data for U.S. nursing homes discovered large daily staffing fluctuations, low weekend staffing and daily staffing levels that often fall well below the expectations of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, all of which can increase the risk of adverse events for residents. A study published in the July… Read More »