Almost half of U.S. clinicians said they are planning to leave their roles within the next few years, a sentiment that has become more common amid growing burnout among the health care workforce, according to Elsevier Health's new "Clinician of the Future" report. Advisory Board's Alex Polyak breaks down key factors driving clinician dissatisfaction, and offers recommendations for providers to address the shortcomings in their work experiences.
Amid staffing shortages and rising hospitalization rates during the pandemic, many hospitals have relied on travel nurses to keep up with patient volumes—and while this practice is straining many hospitals' budgets, it's a trend experts believe will last beyond Covid-19.
When a 31-year-old woman with 20/20 vision suddenly started seeing "glistening star bursts" that made it impossible to see, her doctors investigated a variety of potential causes—until one doctor found "a mass about the size of a plum" in her brain scans, Lisa Sanders writes for the New York Times Magazine.
Moderna requests FDA authorization of an additional booster shot of its Covid-19 vaccine for all adults, children were hospitalized for Covid-19 at significantly higher rates during the omicron surge than the delta surge, and more in this week's roundup of Covid-19 news.
Vice President Kamala Harris' husband, Doug Emhoff, tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Michigan.