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UB Launches Pipeline Program to Increase Diversity in Dentistry

January 14, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under For Career Seekers, For Employers, For the Workforce, Recruitment & Volunteers, Trainings for the Workforce

Last modified January 15, 2021

Destination Dental School was launched as an initiative aiming to remove barriers to careers in dentistry for students of color.

Health Care Positions Feature Prominently on Latest List of Best Jobs

January 13, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under For Career Seekers, For Employers, For the Workforce, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified January 14, 2021

Physician Assistant earned the top position on the Best Jobs list, which includes jobs from 17 different sectors.

‘Planning is the antidote to panic’: Providence Hospital System Defies America’s Slow Vaccine Rollout Trend

January 12, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Regulations

Last modified January 13, 2021

15.4 million doses of the COVID vaccine have been delivered to states, but only 4.5 million Americans have received their first shot.

Hospital Offers Workers $500 to Get Vaccine

January 11, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale

Last modified January 12, 2021

The hospital employees also got a $500 bonus 6 weeks ago for working during the pandemic, and the upcoming bonus is meant to show extra gratitude.

US Registering Highest Deaths Yet from the Coronavirus

January 11, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce

Last modified January 12, 2021

December was by far the nation’s deadliest month yet, and health experts are warning that January could be even worse because of family gatherings and travel over the holidays.

Some Health Care Workers Say They Are ‘Forgotten’ In COVID-19 Vaccination Plans

January 7, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Regulations

Last modified January 20, 2021

Countless medical professionals who care for COVID-19 patients have struggled to get vaccinated.

N.Y. to Fine Hospitals that Fail to Use Up Vaccines

January 6, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Regulations

Last modified January 19, 2021

Hospitalizations in New York have doubled since early December, and daily new cases are up 27% from a week ago.

Covid ‘Decimated Our Staff’ as the Pandemic Ravages Health Workers of Color

January 6, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce

Last modified January 19, 2021

The disparities that COVID-19 has taken on Black and Hispanic Americans have also extended to the medical workers who take care of them.

US Hospitals Facing Worrisome Shortage of Nurses, Doctors

January 5, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Career Seekers, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified January 19, 2021

U.S. hospitals are once again concerned about finding enough medical workers to meet demand just as infections from the holiday season threaten to add to the burden on American health care.

As Hospitals Roll Out COVID-19 Vaccines, Health Care Workers Describe Chaos and Anger

January 5, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce

Last modified January 19, 2021

Health care workers in multiple states are reporting frustration with the vaccination process being used by individual health systems, where providers treating COVID-19-infected patients are being vaccinated secondary to providers with minimal exposure.