Healthcare and the Great Resignation: Strategies for confronting the healthcare staffing crisis

Healthcare's workforce shortage crisis is poised to worsen. Early this year, USA Today reported that one in four healthcare workers are likely to leave the field in the near future. This is occurring in an industry where excessive workloads and burnout have become commonplace.

In healthcare, the stakes are high. Workforce shortages can translate into poor outcomes patients and intense psychological duress for nurses. Unless health system leaders find better ways to support clinicians, employee dissatisfaction, patient length of stay and the risk of missed care will increase. Leaders must pull all available strategic levers to help address these challenges. Technology can help.

This whitepaper examines strategies and tools to help mitigate the harm of critical staffing shortages. Key learnings include:
  • 4 ways to decrease length of stay and address the staffing crisis
  • How a seven-hospital health system reduced emergency department visits for high-utilizers by 20 percent
  • How to reduce the workloads of bedside providers


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