Scanning the Headlines: Workforce

Updated on August 7, 2006

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Glasser, M., Peters, K., and MacDowell, M.  Rural illinois hospital chief executive officers' perceptions of provider shortages and issues in rural recruitment and retention.  Journal of Rural Health.   22(1):59-62, Winter 2006.

McGinnis, S., Moore, J., and Armstrong, D.  The Emergency Care Workforce in the U.S.  New York:  Center for Health Workforce Studies, State University of New York at Albany, Aug. 2006.

Ukraine:  a nursing gold mine?  Recruitment & Retention Monthly.  6(8):1-3, Aug. 2006.

Fetile ground.  Recruitment & Retention Monthly.  6(8):7-8, Aug. 2006.

Larson, L.  Physicians and hospitals:  keeping the relationship alive.  Trustee.  59(7):23-26, July/Aug. 2006.

Cohen, J.  The aging nursing workforce:  how to retain experienced nurses.  Journal of Healthcare Management.  51(4):233-245, July/Aug. 2006.

Gebbie, K., and Turnock, B.  The public health workforce, 2006:  new challenges.  Health Affairs.  25(4):923-933, July/Aug. 2006.

Kaye, S., and others.  The personal assistance workforce:  trends in supply and demand.  Health Affairs.  25(4):1113-1120, July/Aug. 2006.

Hader, R., Saver, C., and Steltzer, T.  No time to lose.  Nursing Management.  37(7):23-29, 48, July 2006.

OR nurses rate high, surgeons lower in new study of teamwork in surgery.  OR Manager.  22(7):1, 11, July 2006.

OR briefings aim to aid communication.  OR Manager.  22(7):12-13, July 2006.

May, J., Bazzoli, G., and Gerland, A.  Hospitals' responses to nurse staffing shortages.  Health Affairs.   25(4):316-323,  June 25, 2006.

Evans, T., and others.  Academic degrees  and clinical practice charcteristics:  the University of Washington physician assistant program:  1969-2000.  Journal of Rural Health.  22(3):212-219, Summer 2006.

Murphy, C., Monahan, S., and Grundman, D.  Flexible workforce management technology:  reaping the benefits at North Central Baptist Hospital.  HR Pulse.  ():26-30, 56, 58, Summer 2006.

Peabody, M., and Stybel, L.  Employee termination:  what's the right parting note?  HR Pulse.  ():34-38, Summer 2006.

Carlson, J., and Wilson, S.  Performance management automation at Cape Cod Healthcare:  clearing desks, saving money, and improving compliance.  HR Pulse.  ():40-46, Summer 2006.

Wisdom at work: the importance of the older and experience nurse in the workplace.  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  June 2006.

Goodman, W.  Employment in hospitals: unconventional patterns over time.  Monthly Labor Review.   June 2006.

Graf, C.  ADN to BSN:  lessons from human capital theory.  Nursing Economics.   24(3):135-142, May/June 2006.

Halfer, D., and Graf, E.  Graduate nurse perceptions of the work experience.  Nursing Economics.  24(3):150-155, May/June 2006.

Smith, A.  Paving and resurfacing the road to magnet:  part II:  Nursing Economics.  24(3):156-159, May/June 2006.

Ralph, S., and Ortega, D.  Attracting and retaining the best.  Healthcare Executive.  21(3):48-49, May/June 2006.

Christmas, K., Hart, K., and Haeberle, S.  Perfecting your recruitment program.  HR Pulse.  :24-26, Spring 2006.

Bienvenue, M.  Metrics make the case.  HR Pulse.  :32-34, Spring 2006.

Team building:  how to use teams to meet your healthcare challenges.  HR Pulse.  :38, Spring 2006.

Buchholz, J.  Shortage prompts recruitment strategies.  Denver Business Journal.  May 26, 2006.

Dugger, C.   U.S. plan to lure nurses may hurt poor nations.  New York Times.  May 24, 2006.

Duke, E.  The critical care workforce: a study of the supply and demand for critical care physicians.  Health Resources and Services Administration.  Senate Report I08-81, May 2006.

Workforce Stretegies Guidebook.  Rensselaer, NY:  Healthcare Association of New York State, May 2006.

Pilonero, T.  Paying employees too little can be costly.  Healthcare Marketing Advisor.  7(5):14-16, May 2006.

Paying employees too little can be costly.  Healthcare Strategic Management.  24(5):1, 14-15, May 2006.

Skillman, S., and others.  Characteristics of registered nurses in rural versus urban areas:  implications for strategies to alleviate nursing shortage in the United States.  Journal of Rural Health.  22(2):151-157, Spring 2006.

Building a leadership infrastructure.  the next step in the evolution of hospital systems.  Healthcare Marketing Advisor.  7(4):4-7, Apr. 2006.

Olsen, K.  Happy and retained.  HealthLeaders.  9(4):43-45, Apr. 2006.

White, K.  Policy spotlight:  staffing plans and ratios.  Nursing Management.  37(4):18-24, Apr. 2006.

Bauer, J., and Flannery, T.  Strategies for the hospital workforce of 2010.  Trustee.  59(4):22-25, Apr. 2006.

Alsup, S., and others.  Nursing cooperative partnership.  Journal of Nursing Administration.  36(4):163-166, Apr. 2006.

"If one kid dies, it's one too many."  Hospital and Health Networks.  80(4):43-44, Apr. 2006.

Williams, K., and others.  Inactive nurses.  Journal of Nursing Administration.  36(4):205-210, Apr. 2006.

Kulma, M., and Springer, B.  Easing the bottom-line impact of staffing shortages:  a case study in shift bidding.  Healthcare Financial Management.  60(4):92-97, Apr. 2006.

Building the work force.  Journal of AHIMA.  77(4):Suppl., Apr. 2006.

Seago, J., and others.  The nursing shortage:  is it really about image.  Journal of Healthcare Management.  51(2):96-108, Mar./Apr. 2006.

The Impact of the Aging Population on the Health Workforce in the United States.  Rensselaer, NY:  Center for Health Workforce Studies.  1-244, Mar. 2006.

Mentors make the difference.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  6(3):1-3, Mar. 2006.

Wagner, S.  Staff retention from "satisfied" to "engaged".  Nursing Management.  37(3):24-29, Mar. 2006.

Mion, L., and others.  Retaining and recruiting mature experience nurses.  Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA).  36(3):148-154, Mar. 2006.

Finder, A.  A hot trend on campus:  majoring in health care.  New York Times.  Feb. 5, 2006.

Kelly, K.  Recruiting the next generation into nursing:  no negativity allowed!  Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA).  36(2):55-57, Feb. 2006.

2005 Nurse Staffing Survey Findings.  Orlando, FL:  Florida Hospital Association, Feb. 2006.

Duffield, C., and others.  Recruitment of nurses working outside nursing.  Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA).  36(2):58-62, Feb. 2006.

West, M., and others.  A rural academic-service partnership.  Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA).  36(2):63-66, Feb. 2006.

Creating a culture to improve retention.  OR Manager.  22(2):21, 23, Feb. 2006.

Smith, H., and Ortigara, A.  A leap toward culture change.  Provider.  32(2):35-38, Feb. 2006.

Olsen, K.  Wanted:  healthcare professionals.  HealthLeaders.  9(2):43-45, Feb. 2006.

Roberts, C.  Keeping unions at bay.  Trustee.  59(2):20-25, Feb. 2006.

A bold initiative.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  6(2):1-3, Feb. 2006.

What do nurses do once they retire?  At one hospital in North Carolina, some return to nursing.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  6(2):4-5, Feb. 2006.

People power:  implementing shared governance and how it affects the nursing staff.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  6(2):8-9, Feb. 2006.

Buerhaus, P., and others.  State of the registered nurse workforce in the United States.  Nursing Economics.  24(1):6-12, Feb. 2006.

Nedd, N.  Perceptions of emposerment and intent to stay.  Nursing Economics.  24(1):13-19, Feb. 2006.

Begun, J., and others.  Opportunities for improving patient care through lateral integration:  the clinical nurse leader.  Journal of Healthcare Management.  51(1):19-25, Jan./Feb. 2006.

Runy, L.  Nurse retention.  Hospitals and Health Networks.  80(1):53-60, Jan. 2006.

Survey finds nursing shortage not improving.  Materials Management in Health Care.  15(1):5-9, Jan. 2006.

2006 Vacancy Rates for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals in Connecticut Acute Care Hospitals.  Wallingford, CT:  Connecticut Hospital Association, 2006.

Building the work force for health information transformation.  Suppl. for the Journal of AHIMA.  2006.

Hospital Workforce Frequently Asked Questions.  Columnus, OH:  Ohio Hospital Association, 2001-2006.

Enos, G.  A mobile workforce is eluding BH agencies.  Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow.  14(6):24-26, Dec. 2005.

Cyr, J.  Retaining older hospital nurses and delaying their retirement.  Journal of Nusing Administration.  35(12):563-567, Dec. 2005.

Carney, B.  The ethics of recruiting foreign nurses.  Health Progress.  86(6):31-35, Nov./Dec. 2005.

Hegeman, C.  Turnover Turnaround.  Health Progress.  86(6):25-30, Nov./Dec. 2005.

Nakhnikian, E.  Breaking the turnover cycle.  Health Progress.  86(6):21-24, Nov./Dec. 2005.

Barden, C., and Distrito, C.  Toward a healthy work environment.  Health Progress.  86(6):16-20, Nov./Dec. 2005.

Thomas, J., and Davies, C.  The nursing shortage and the scope for reducing it by redefining their role.  Health Services Management Research.  18(4):217-222, Nov. 2005.

Leebov, W.   Less, turnover, better patient care.  Hospital & Health Networks.  Online, Oct. 18, 2005.

Runy, L.   Operational excellence.  & Health Networks.  Online, Oct. 18, 2005.

Evans, M.  Temp industry merger mania.  Modern Healthcare.  35(42):6-7, Oct. 17, 2005.

Baggot,, D., and others.  Rethinking nurse recruitment.  Journal of Nursing Administration.  35(10):424-427, Oct. 2005.

Hospital focuses on recruiting new grads.  OR Manager.  21(10):35, Oct. 2005.

Buerhaus, P., and others.  Hospital RN's and CNO's perceptions of the impact of the nursing shortage on the quality of care.  Nursing Economics.  23(5):214-221, Sept./Oct. 2005.

Hader, R.  How do you measure workforce integrity?  Nursing Management.  36(9):32-36, Sept. 2005.

Robinson, K., Jagim, M., and Ray, C.  Nursing workforce issues and trends affecting emergency departments.  Nursing Management.  36(9):46-53, Sept. 2005.

CRNAs increase, but shortage may persist.  OR Manager.  21(9):17, Sept. 2005.

High-profile award for small-town Nebraska hospital.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  4(9):4-6, Sept. 2005.

Turning the tide on the nursing shortage.  Joint Commission Perspectives on Patient Safety.  5(9):1-2, 8, Sept. 2005.

Ulrich, B., and others.  How RNs view the work environment.  Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA).  35(9):389-396, Sept. 2005.

Thrall, T.  Jazzing up RN's job.  Hospital and Health Networks.  79(8):16, Aug. 2005.

Weber, D.  Power in numbers:  nurses across the country are joining unions faster than ever before.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  4(8):1-5, Aug. 2005.

Kilby, N.  Guiding a unit-based retention plan through highs and lows.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  4(8):5-7, Aug. 2005.

Manojlovich, M.  The effect of nursing leadership on hospital nurses' professional practice behaviors.  The Jounral of Nursing Administration.  35(7/8):366-374, July/Aug. 2005.

Werth, G.  ACS and surgical specialty societies review emergency workforce issues.  Bulletin.  90(7):27-30, July 2005.

Evans, M. Losing their faculty.  Modern Healthcare.  35(24):24, 26, 30, June 13, 2005.

Stuenkel, D., Cohen, J., and Cuesta, K.  The multigenerational nursing work force.  Journal of Nursing Administration.  35(6):283-285, June 2005.

Weber, D.  Study finds nursing has an image problem among young people.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  4(6):1-6, June 2005.

Power, K.  Achieving the promise through workforce transformation:  a view from the center for mental health sciences.  Administration and Policy in Mental Health.  32(5/6):489-495, May/July 2005.

Maxwell, M.  It's not just Black and White:  how diverse is your workforce?  Nursing Economics.  23(3):139140, May/June 2005.

Lamberth, B., and Comello, R.  Identifying elements of job satisfaction to improve retention rates in healthcare.  Radiology Management.  27(3):34-38, May/June 2005.

Goodman, D.  The physician workforce crisis:  where is the evidence?  Health Affairs.  24(Suppl. 1):W5-108-W5-114, Jan./June, 2005.

Salsberg, E.  The need for real evidence in physician workforce decision making.  Health Affairs.  24(Suppl. 1):W5-115-W5-118, Jan./June, 2005.

Summary:  getting them in the door and on the floor.  HOTline.  65(25):6-8, May 11, 1005.

Fong, T.  A shot in the arm.  Modern Healthcare.  35(19):20-21, May 9, 2005.

Barr, P.  Three hospitals befriend nurses.  Modern Healthcare.  35(19):20, May 9, 2005.

Brodbeck, K.  A 21st-century workforce solution.  Healthcare Informatics.  22(5):52, May 2005.

Holdaway, K.  Lessons from across the pond:  how the brits cope with staffing restrictions.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  4(5):1-5, May 2005.

Sharing OR staff can help meet unpredictable staffing demands.  OR Manager.  21(5):1, 12, 14, May 2005.

Kloss, L.  Supply and demand:  a challenge for healthcare and HIM.  Journal of AHIMA.  76(5):23, May 2005.

Lynn, M., and Redman, R.  Faces of the nursing shortage.  Journal of Nursing Administration.  35(5):264-270, May 2005.

Peacock, G.  Profiting through personality?  it's true.  Healthcare Financial Management.  59(5):94-97, May 2005.

White, S.  Will there be a pharmacy leadership crisis?  an ASHP foundation scholar-in-residence report.  American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy (AJHP).  62(8):845-855, Apr. 15, 2005.

Act now for your tomorrow.  Final Report of the National Commission on Nursing Workforce for Long-Term Care, Apr. 2005.

The nursing shortage:  a global perspective.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  5(4):7-9, Apr. 2005.

Kramer, M., and Schmalenberg.  Revising the essentials of magnetism tool.  Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA).  35(4):188-198, Apr. 2005.

Buerhaus, P.  Six-part series on the state of the RN workforce in the United States.  Nusing Economics.  23(2):58-60, Mar./Apr. 2005.

Buerhaus, P., and others.  Is the shortage of hospital registered nurses getting better or worse?  Findings from two recent national surveys of RNs.  Nusing Economics.  23(2):61-71, 96, Mar./Apr. 2005.

Morgan, A.   Rural healthcare recruitment and retention.  Rural Roads.  3(1):2-3, Mar. 2005.

Roths, R.  Retention relies on community commitment.  Rural Roads.  3(1):10-12, Mar. 2005.

Dean, T.  Some thoughts on recruiting.  Rural Roads.  3(1):13, Mar. 2005.

Stover, E.  The President's high growth job training initiative.  Rural Roads.  3(1):14, Mar. 2005.

Thomas, T.  "Grow your own"  Rural Roads.  3(1):22-24, Mar. 2005.

Ollier, C.  What gets measured gets managed.  and what gets managed makes the difference in retention and organizational effectiveness.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  5(3):1-6, Mar. 2005.

Murrow, J., and Nowak, P.  What nurses want.  Marketing Health Services.  25(1):25-28, Spring 2005.

Ellis, B., and Frates, J.  The Latino healthcare professionals project:  responding to the diverse needs of the 21st century.  Journal of Health Administration Education.  22(2):171-188, Spring 2005.

Multigenerational nurses in the workplace.  Healthcare Leadership Review.  24(2):2, Feb. 2005.

New signs of a strengthening U.S. nurse labor market?  Healthcare Leadership Review.  24(2):2-3, Feb. 2005.

A large, but barely noticed, body of capable nurses--those with disabilities--is ready and waiting to fill critical vacancies.  Healthcare Leadership Review.  24(2):3, Feb. 2005.

Workforce commitment in health care rose significantly in 2004.  Healthcare Finincial Management Association.  59(2):16, Feb. 2005.

Men in nursing study.  BernardHODESGroup.  Jan. 26, 2005.

AACN Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments: A Journey to Excellence.  Aliso Viejo, CA:  American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Jan. 2005.

Kaestner, R.  An overview fo public policy and the nursing shortage.  The Journal of Nursing Administration.  35(1):8-9, Jan. 2005.

Shaver, J.  Causes and consequences of the nurse shortage.  The Journal of Nursing Administration.  35(1):10, Jan. 2005.

Unruh, L.  Employment conditions at the bedside.  The Journal of Nursing Administration.  35(1):11-14, Jan. 2005.

Spetz, J.  Public policy and nurse staffing.  The Journal of Nursing Administration.  35(1):14-16, Jan. 2005.

Clarke, S.  The policy implications of staffing-outcomes research.  The Journal of Nursing Administration.  35(1):17-18, Jan. 2005.

Sugrue, N.  Public policy initiatives and the nursing shortage.  The Journal of Nursing Administration.  35(1):19-22, Jan. 2005.

Cleary, B., and Rice, R., editors.  Nursing Workforce Development Strategic State Initiatives.  New York:  Springer Publishing Company, Inc., 2005.  (WY 21 AA1 N974 2005).

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