A new study reveals that, of more than 400,000 nurses who quit their jobs in 2018, nearly one-third cited burnout as their reason for leaving. Advisory Board's Katherine Virkstis warns that burnout has only worsened amid Covid-19—and too many nurse leaders are approaching the problem in the wrong way.
Americans' widespread needle-phobia could slow down the already rocky rollout of Covid-19 vaccines. To address the problem, experts are proposing new pro-vaccine campaigns that shift the focus away from needles—and even new technologies that could eliminate the needle altogether.
Women tend to report more side effects from vaccines of any kind, including Covid-19 vaccines, than do men. Writing for the New York Times, Melinda Wenner Moyer investigates the factors behind this discrepancy—and shares how physicians can help women prepare accordingly for the Covid-19 vaccine.
One year into America's coronavirus epidemic, where does the country stand today? CDC officials say cases may finally be declining after a recent plateau—but in a CNN interview, Anthony Fauci warned that hasty moves to end public health measures could be "inviting" another surge.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy (R) on Tuesday announced all individuals ages 16 and older who live or work in Alaska are now eligible for Covid-19 vaccines, making Alaska the first state to eliminate eligibility requirements for vaccinations, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alaska, Florida, and Hawaii.