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Where are all the nurses? Hospitals, advocates disagree on crisis

Healthcare Dive

Hospitals and nursing unions clash on what’s driving sluggish application rates for open registered nurse positions at hospitals — a lack of qualified candidates or a lack of interest.

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Lawmakers to reintroduce federal nurse staffing ratio bill

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The bill mirrors California’s nurse staffing law which took effect in 2004 and outlines exactly how many patients a nurse in specific hospital units can care for at one time.

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20K Kaiser nurses, nurse practitioners ratify new contract

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After threatening to wage a two-day strike, nurses and nurse practitioners at Kaiser Permanente facilities in Northern California ratified a deal with the system that includes the addition of more than 2,000 new nursing positions.

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Biden administration proposes landmark nursing home staffing minimums

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The controversial proposal would require nursing homes to have a registered nurse on site 24/7 and have three hours of care per resident per day.

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Nurse leaders say the job is a ‘no-win’ role

Healthcare Dive

Burnout and turnover intention remains high among overwhelmed and under-resourced nurse leaders, according to a study from AMN Healthcare.

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Unionized nursing homes more likely to report workplace injuries and accidents

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Only 40% of nursing homes nationwide complied with reporting requirements between 2016 and 2021, despite nursing homes being among the most dangerous workplaces in America, according to the Health Affairs study.

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New rule requires nursing homes to disclose ownership

Healthcare Dive

The final rule comes in response to growing concerns about the role of private equity firm ownership in nursing homes.