NNU tees up fight amid HCA, Sutter, CommonSpirit contract talks: ‘Put patients before profits’

The biggest nurses union in the country is teeing up a fight with hospitals run by HCA Healthcare, Sutter Health and CommonSpirit Health as it heads into negotiations for some 65,000 nurses this year. The COVID-19 pandemic exposed problems faced by nurses ranging from inadequate personal protective equipment to unsafe staffing levels, members of National Nurses… Read More »

Aging Populations of Consumers and Physicians Underpin the Future Doctor Shortage

The U.S. will be short as many as 124,000 physicians in 2034, according to The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand Projections From 2019 to 2034 from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Published 11th June 2021, the report was prepared by IHS Markit Ltd. and updates AAMC’s six previous annual reports on physician… Read More »

Music at Bedtime Might Not Be a Great Idea

By Cara MurezHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — That music at bedtime that’s supposed to help you fall asleep may actually have the opposite effect, new research suggests. It turns out that “earworms,” those catchy bits of a composition that can get stuck in a person’s head can also interject themselves into… Read More »