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Nurse Practitioner Diversity in New York State

February 1, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under For Career Seekers, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified February 2, 2021

A recent study organized by the Center for Health Workforce Studies examines the racial and ethnic composition of New York’s NP workforce.

US Clinicians’ Experiences and Perspectives on Resource Limitation and Patient Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 20, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

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

Last modified January 21, 2021

The findings of this study highlight the complexity of providing high-quality care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Challenge in Tracking Unemployment Among Health Care Workers and Why It Matters

January 8, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Recruitment & Volunteers, Return to the Workforce

Last modified January 11, 2021

Having accurate data on the health workforce is essential to direct policy and can help produce better results for health care providers and their patients.

Coronavirus: Embrace Post-traumatic Growth as Response to Pandemic

October 30, 2020 by Christen Aldrich

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

Last modified November 2, 2020

With a positive approach to change, healthcare workers and their organizations can emerge from the pandemic stronger and more resilient.

Mortality Rates From COVID-19 Are Lower In Unionized Nursing Homes

September 17, 2020 by Christen Aldrich

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

Last modified September 18, 2020

Nursing homes in New York State with health care worker unions present had significantly reduced mortality from COVID-19 compared to those without union presence.

An Equity Imperative: How the Workforce System Can Advance Workplace Health and Safety During and After the Pandemic

September 10, 2020 by Christen Aldrich

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

Last modified September 11, 2020

This brief highlights key ideas for how the workforce development system can promote workplace health and safety during the pandemic.

Experiences of Home Health Care Workers in New York City During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

August 26, 2020 by Christen Aldrich

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

Last modified August 27, 2020

This study reveals that during the COVID-19 pandemic, home health care workers experienced challenges that increased their vulnerability as a workforce.

Large Study Suggests Blood Plasma Can Help Treat COVID-19, but Experts Have Doubts

August 17, 2020 by Christen Aldrich

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

Last modified August 18, 2020

Infusing hospitalized COVID-19 patients with blood plasma from people who recovered from the disease appeared to show a benefit, but the study’s lack of a placebo group left several experts struggling to interpret the data.

Female Residents Report Feeling Undervalued at Work

August 14, 2020 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under Engagement & Morale, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified August 17, 2020

Female medical residents, especially those from racial minority groups, have a harder time fitting in during their training than males.

Study Finds that Neck Gaiters may Actually Increase COVID-19 Transmission

August 12, 2020 by Christen Aldrich

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

Last modified August 13, 2020

A new study is shedding light on which masks are most effective, and which may actually be hurting the effort to curb COVID-19.