September 18, 2017

Weekly review: Millennial nurses are headed for the exit. Here's how to stop them

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    Florida asks for 1,000 volunteer RNs as Irma forces at least 35 hospitals to evacuate patients (Monday, Sept. 11)

    As hospitals and health centers shut down to weather Hurricane Irma, the federal government declared public health emergencies in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina—and Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) issued a call for at least 1,000 volunteer nurses.

    One key to weight loss? A big breakfast and small dinner, study finds (Tuesday, Sept. 12)

    While many people begin the day with a small meal and finish with a large dinner, a new study suggests the opposite approach—"breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper"—could help regulate your metabolism and aid weight loss, Roni Rabin writes for the New York Times' "Well."

    Move every 30 minutes—it could reduce your chance of early death, researchers say (Wednesday, Sept. 13)

    Lead study author Keith Diaz of the Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health at Columbia University Medical Center says the "findings suggest that it is simply not enough to be active or [to exercise]."

    Millennial nurses are headed for the exit. Here's how to stop them. (Thursday, Sept. 14)

    Why is early-tenure millennial turnover so high, and what can health systems do to reverse the trend? The Daily Briefing's Rachel Schulze sat down with Marisa Deline, a practice manager in Advisory Board's Nursing Executive Center, to find out.

    The best workplaces for women, according to Fortune (Friday, Sept. 15)

    Amid a growing nursing shortage, health systems are ramping up their incentives to attract and retain qualified staff—from five-figure signing bonuses to a brand-new Ford Mustang convertible, Max Blau writes for STAT News.

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