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Healthcare labor trends in 2023: increased burnout, executive stress

24 Mar 2023 12:18 PM | Deborah Hodges (Administrator)

The nation’s healthcare workforce still is trying to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic nearly three years after it began as labor shortages stress hospitals and clinicians, spurring increased burnout among staff ranging from nurses to executives. [Healthcare Dive]

In addition, healthcare workers across the country have waged strikes to gain higher pay and optimal staffing conditions in employment contracts, while resident physicians increasingly have been involved in labor organizing.

These labor trends will continue posing challenges to health systems this year as facilities work to get back to pre-pandemic operations and stem labor costs that rose last year, experts say.

Ongoing staffing shortages and use of temporary labor...



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