Medical economics

Staffing shortages have US nursing homes in crisis

There's a shortage of nursing home beds for the elderly in America due to a severe staffing crisis that has caused long-term care facilities to cut back on new admissions, new research shows.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Report says nursing home industry needs an overhaul

The nursing home industry is awash in ineffective care and staffing shortages, claims a new report that calls for sweeping changes in an industry whose failures have only been exacerbated by the pandemic.

Medical economics

Employment of nurses decreased early in COVID-19 pandemic

(HealthDay)—Employment of nurses decreased early in the COVID-19 pandemic, then rebounded in most sectors, apart from nursing homes, according to a study published in the January issue of Health Affairs.

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