What Happened, What You Missed: May 15-19, 2023


GAO Report Shows Impact of Non-Compete Agreements on Health Care Workers Many health care workers face restrictions on changing jobs due to non-compete agreements (NCAs), according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). More than 57% of health care and social assistance workers employers surveyed in 2022 by the GAO reported that […]

Can Veterans Fix the Health Care Workforce Shortage?


Military servicemembers have stepped up throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic to care for a surge in patients, administer tests, and provide vaccinations.  Meanwhile, civilian health care professions like nurses and paramedics are facing severe workforce shortages for the foreseeable future. Therefore, it begs to ask the question: could military medical personnel transition to the […]

Travel Nurses Come to the Rescue, but at What Cost?


When it’s a global pandemic and you’re facing a shortage of health care workers, who you gonna call? Travel nurses.  This has been the answer for many health care providers, as travel nurses temporarily fill in gaps where there is a shortage of staff nurses. As the pandemic has changed how businesses operate, how will this impact the […]