Scanning the Headlines: Workforce 2008 (Archive)
Updated on November 2, 2012
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Coulter, A. Diversity management. HR Pulse. :26-27, Winter 2008.
Cohen, K. Measuring what matters. HR Pulse. :28-30, Winter 2008.
Strauss, S. Bullying as gender harassment. HR Pulse. :32-36, Winter 2008.
Lucid, L., and Hale, J. Combat workforce changes. HR Pulse. :40-44, Winter 2008.
Stock, W. Immigration frustration. HR Pulse. :50-52, Winter 2008.
Sell, R. HR and education. HR Pulse. :54-56, Winter 2008.
Carvin, B. Making exit interviews count. HR Pulse. :58, Winter 2008.
Dodaro, K. Management styles that enhance intrinsic motivation. HR Pulse. :60-62, Winter 2008.
Bentz, S. Bakcup care. HR Pulse. :64-68, Winter 2008.
Leibow, C. Fact or fiction. HR Pulse. :70, Winter 2008.
Carlsen, B. 10 ways to lose your best people. HR Pulse. :72-74, Winter 2008.
Enrollment Growth in U.S. Nursing Colleges and Universities Hits an 8-Year Low According to New Data Released by AACN. Washington: American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Dec. 3, 2008.
Turisco, F., and Rhoads, J. Equipped for Efficiency: Improving Nursing Care Through Technology. Oakland, CA: California Healthcare Foundation, Dec. 2008.
Martin, M., McFadden, A., and Wolfskill, S. Redeploying your workforce. Healthcare Financial Management. 62(12):48-52, Dec. 2008.
The Physician Workforce: Projections and Research into Current Issues Affecting Supply and Demand. Washington: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dec. 2008.
The Adequacy of Pharmacist Supply: 2004 to 2030. Washington: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dec. 2008.
Ellis, L. Operation station. Nursing Spectrum. 21(22):18, Nov. 3, 2008.
Dill, M., and Salsberg, E. The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections Through 2025. Washington: Association of American Medical Colleges, Nov. 2008.
Cooper, R. The US Physician Workforce: Where Do We Stand? OECD Health Working Paper No. 37. France: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Oct. 13, 2008.
Discussion Transcript: Workforce Issues in Health Care. Chicago: ASHHRA, Oct. 11, 2008.
Summary of Findings: Workforce Issues in Health Care. Chicago: ASHHRA, Oct. 11, 2008.
Employee and Nurse Check-Up Report 2008. South Bend, IN: Press Ganey, Oct. 8, 2008.
Aiken, L., and Cheung, R. Nurse Workforce Challenges in the United States: Implications for Policy. OECD Health Working Paper No. 35. France: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Oct. 1, 2008.
The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand :Projections Through 2025. Washington: Association of American Medical Colleges. Oct. 2008.
2008 Employee and Nurse Check-Up Report: Employee and Nurse Perspectives on American Health Care Organizations. South Bend, IN: Press Ganey, Oct. 2008.
Retaining rural RNs. Trustee. 61(9):3, Oct. 2008.
Lourde, K. Growing your own staff. Provider. 34(10):22-40, Oct. 2008.
Chen, F., and others. U.S. Rural Physician Workforce: Analysis of Medical School Graduates from 1988-1997. Final Report #113. Seattle, WA: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, Oct. 2008.
Improved Staffing Methods and Greater Availability of Alternate and Flexible Work Schedules Could Enhance the Recruitment and Retention of Inpatient Nurses. Washington: United States Government Accountability Office, Oct. 2008.
Zingheim, P., and Schuster, J. Retaining scarce, critical talent. HR Pulse. :38-44, Fall 2008.
Phillipe, M. The engagement dilemma. HR Pulse. :46-48, Fall 2008.
Beck, B. Diversity considerations. HR Pulse. :52-53, Fall 2008.
Carissimi, D. How to become a strong human resources partner. HR Pulse. :60-64, Fall 2008.
Success with staff: how to become a top employer. H&HN. Sept. 11, 2008.
Tomaselli, K. Work-hour limits found to create little respite for residents. American Medical News. 51(33):10, Sept. 1, 2008.
Spetz, J., and Rickles, J. Job and industry turnover for registered and licensed vocational nurses. Journal of Nursing Administration. 38(9):372-378, Sept. 2008.
Wisconsin's Health Care Workforce Report 2008. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Hospital Association, Sept. 2008.
Overtime, new grads help stretch staffing in hospital operating rooms. OR Manager. 24(9):1, 9, 11, Sept. 2008.
Recruiting still tough for surgery centers. OR Manager. 24(9):12-13, Sept. 2008.
Coaching and mentoring your staff. OR Manager. 24(9):25, 27, Sept. 2008.
LaPorte, M. Health workforce needs critical care. Provider. 34(9):18, Sept. 2008.
Colgan, K. Pharmacy's tipping point: finding our way to the future. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 65(16):1571-1576, Aug. 15, 2008.
Alinsao, V., and others. Voluntary Code of Ethnical Conduct for the Recruitment of Foreign-Educated Nurses to the United States. Washington: AcademyHealth, Aug. 2008.
Dean, L. Building diversity at catholic healthcare west. Health Progress. 89(4):22-26, July/Aug. 2008.
Hendrich, A., and others. A 36-hospital time and motion study: how do medical-surgical nurses spend their time? Permanente Journal. 12(3):25-34, Summer 2008.
Bentley, J., and Stock, D. Building a thriving workforce. HR Pulse. :22-26, Summer 2008.
Coulter, A. Creating a best place to work: Mercy Health System. HR Pulse. :28-32, Summer 2008.
Browning, B. Employee morale: Anatomy of a turnaround. HR Pulse. :34-36, Summer 2008.
Cohen, M. Don't set up your managers to fail. HR Pulse. :38-40, Summer 2008.
Bird, D. From tedious task to strategic process. HR Pulse. :42-46, Summer 2008.
Kanter, M., and Ross, L. Employer-assisted housing: has its time arrived? HR Pulse. :50-54, Summer 2008.
Kushner, S. Changing the paradigm of nurse recruitment. HR Pulse. :56-57, Summer 2008.
Stutzer, A. Workforce recognition: simple gestures go a long way. HR Pulse. :60-62, Summer 2008.
Hendrich, A., and others. A 36-hospital time and motion study: how do medical-surgical nurses spend their time? The Permanente Journal. 12(3):25-34, Summer 2008.
The Facts: Arizona's RN Shortage. Phoenix, AZ: The Arizona Healthcare Workforce Data Center, June 2, 2008.
Ricupito, G. Preparation for staffing shortages now will mitigate challenges later. Materials Management in Health Care. 17(6):48, June 2008.
Lefton, C. Establishing a benchmark to improve relationships between nursing and support services. Nurse Leader. 6(3):20-21, June 2008.
Black, K. Next phase nursing satisfaction work geared to practical application. Nurse Leader. 6(3):22-23, June 2008.
Bradley, L., Maddox, A., and Spears, P. Opportunities and strategies for nurse leader development: assessing competencies. Nurse Leader. 6(3):26-33, June 2008.
Cook, K., Cox, C., and Henning, S. Breaking the boundaries: standardizaion of a competency assessment model for all clinical disciplines. Nurse Leader. 6(3):34-40, June 2008.
Harris, K. Leadership development: a national perspective in support of structure and practice. Nurse Leader. 6(3):48-52, June 2008.
Sherman, R., Clark, J., and Maloney, J. Developing the clinical nurse leader role in the twelve bed hospital model: an education/service partnership. Nurse Leader. 6(3):54-58, June 2008.
Spears, P., Thornton, D., and Long, L. Journey to nursing excellence: building partnerships for success. Nurse Leader. 6(3):59-, June 2008.
Bluett, L. Self-scheduling: facilitate, don't control. Nursing Management. 39(6):12-14, 54, June 2008.
Boyle, D., and Miller, P. Focus on nursing turnover: a system-centered performance measure. Nursing Management. 39(6):16-20, June 2008.
Lorenz, S. 12-hour shifts. Journal of Nursing Administration. 38(6):297-301, June 2008.
Salt, J., Cummings, G., and Profetto-McGrath, J. Increasing retention of new graduate nurses. Journal of Nursing Administration. 38(6):287-296, June 2008.
Tuazon, N. Make unconventional R&R work for you. Nursing Management. 39(6):40-43, June 2008.
Johnson, K., Chisholm, A., and Weatherman, P. Work schedules and job performance: what's the link? Nursing Management. 39(6):44-47, June 2008.
Davis, D., and Napier, M. Strategically addressing the nurse shortage: a closer look at the nurse funders collaborative. Health Affairs. 27(3):876-881, May/June 2008.
Croasdale, M. Study: med schools can boost rural physician supply. Amednews.com. May 26, 2008.
Dempsey, C., and Larson, K. Surgeon Shortage: New Strategies Should Address Real Surgeon Lifestyle Issues. King of Prussia, PA. Merion Publications, May 12, 2008.
Rowe, M. "Turnover is good" (and other surprises overheard in healthcare). HealthLeaders Media. May 9, 2008.
Fuhrmans, V. Hard Case: Medical Specialties Hit by a Growing Pay Gap. The Wall Street Journal Online. May 5, 2008.
Joynt, J., and Kimball, B. Blowing Open the Bottleneck: Designing New Approaches to Increase Nurse Education Capacity. Washington: AARP. May 2008.
Managing positions stay vacant as housing market worsens. Hospitals and Health Networks. 82(5):12, May 2008.
ORs are stretched in providing additional anesthesia coverage. OR Manager. 24(5):1, 7-10, May 2008.
How are you reducing nurse vacancy and turnover rates? The Business of Caring. 3(5):5-9, May 2008.
Retention strategies that stick. The Business of Caring. 3(5):7, May 2008.
What satisfies (and dissatisfies) nurses? The Business of Caring. 3(5):10-11, May 2008.
Joynt, J., and Kimball, B. Blowing Open the Bottleneck: Designing New Approaches to Increase Nurse Education Capacity. Montgomeryville, PA: AARP, May 2008.
Physician Recruiting and Retention Survey 2008. Alpharetta, GA: LocumTenens.com, Summer 2008.
Colwill, J., Cultice, J., and Kruse, R. Will generalist physician supply meet demands of an increasing and aging population? Health Affairs. 27(3):w232-w241, Apr. 29, 2008.
Iglehart, J. Grassroots activism and the pursuit of an expanded physician supply. New England Journa of Medicine. 358(16):1741-1749, Apr. 17, 2008.
Pittman, M., and Svensson, P. Ensuring global human resources for health. Hospitals and Health Networks. Apr. 15, 2008.
Recruitment and Retention Challenges and Efforts to Make Salaries Competitive for Nurse Anesthetists. Washington: United States Government Accountability Office, Apr. 9, 2008.
Sanders, S. Strategies for effectively managing an intergenerational workforce. The Business of Caring. 3(4):12-13, Apr. 2008.
Thrall, T. Nurse staffing laws: should you worry? Hospitals and Health Networks. 82(4):36-39, Apr. 2008.
Lynge, D., and others. A longitudinal analysis of the general surgery workforce in the United States, 1981-2005. Archives of Surgery. 143(4):345-350, Apr. 2008.
Lin, V., and others. California regional registered nurse workforce forecast. Nursing Economics. 26(2):85-105, 121, Mar./Apr. 2008.
Jones, C. Chief nursing officer retention and turnover: a crisis brewing? Results of a national survey. Journal of Healthcare Management. 53(2):89-106, Mar./Apr. 2008.
Thrall, T. Rise in specialists puts general surgery in a bind. Hospitals and Health Networks. Mar. 2008.
Clarke, S., and Cheung, R. The nurse shortage: where we stand and where we're headed. Nursing Management. 39(3):22-28, Mar. 2008.
Cooper, R. The coming era of too few physicians. Bulletin. 93(3):11-18, Mar. 2008.
Rabinowitz, H., and others. Medical school programs to increase the rural physician supply: a systematic review and projected impact of widespread replication. Academic Medicine. 83(3):235-243, Mar. 2008.
Thrall, T. Rise in specialists puts general surgery in a bind. Hospitals and Health Network. 82(3):10-12, Mar. 2008.
Miller, P. The keys to nurse staffing. Trustee. 61(3):Insert: 1-4, Mar. 2008.
Rabinowitz, H., and others. Medical school programs to increase the rural physician supply: a systemic review and projected impact of widespread replication. Academic Medicine. 83(3):235-243, Mar. 2008.
Rondeau, K., Williams, E., and Wagar, T. Turnover and vacancy rates for registered nurses: do local labor market factors matter? Health Care Management Review. 33(1):69-78, Jan./Mar. 2008.
Lubell, J. 'Primary care isn't dead.' Modern Healthcare. 38(8):24-30, Feb. 25, 2008.
Stone, J. Countering the physician shortage. HealthLeaders Media. Feb. 21, 2008.
Zigmond, J. Brain drain. Modern Healthcare. 38(7):30-32, Feb. 18, 2008.
Primary Care Professionals: Recent Supply Trends, Projections, and Valuation of Services. Washington: United States Government Accountability Office, Feb. 12, 2008.
Johnson, K. The massive medical coder shortage. Revenue Cycle Strategist. 5(2):1-3, Feb. 2008.
Isgur, B. Healing the health care staffing shortage. Trustee. 61(2):18-21, Feb. 2008.
Blegen, M., Vaughn, T., and Vojir, C. Nurse staffing levels: impact of organizational characteristics and registered nurse supply. Health Services Research. 43(1)Part 1:154-173, Feb. 2008.
Allen, L. The nursing shortage continues as faculty shortage grows. Nursing Economics. 26(1):35-40, Jan./Feb. 2008.
Edge, R. Impending staffing shortage...again? Radiology Management. 30(1):11-12, Jan./Feb. 2008.
Johnson, T. Pharmacist work force in 2020: implications of requiring residency training for practice. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 65(2):166-170, Jan. 15, 2008.
ASHP statement on professionalism. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 65(2):172-174, Jan. 15, 2008.
A Reporter's Toolkit: Health Information Technology. Washington: Alliance for Health Reform, Jan. 3, 2008. http://www.allhealth.org/publications/Health_information_technology/Toolkit_Health_Information_Technology_78.asp
McLaughlin, K. The future of staffing: online? HealthLeaders News. Jan. 2, 2008.
Boucher and Associates. Maryland Physician Workforce Study. Executive Summary. Elkridge, MD: Maryland Hospital Association, Jan. 2008.
Cooper, B., and others. Critical care: immigration and the U.S. healthcare crisis. Health Lawyers News. 12(1):30-35, Jan. 2008.
Gellatly, D. Stopping the CNO exodus...with quality. The Business of Caring. 3(1):1-4, Jan. 2008.
Savitsky, M. Concierge services: a retention tool. The Business of Caring. 3(1):12-13, Jan. 2008.
Scope of Practice Laws in Health Care: Rethinking the Role of Nurse Practitioners. Oakland, CA: California HealthCare Foundation, Jan. 2008.
Allen, L. The Nursing Shortage Continues as Faculty Shortage Grows. Nursing Economics. 26(1):35-40, 2008. [Free registration required].
A Call to Action: Ensuring Global Human Resources for Health. United Kingdom: Pro-Brook Publishing, 2008. (W 76 C156c 2008).
Merritt, J., Hawkins, J., and Miller, P. Will the Last Physician in America Please Turn Off the Lights? A Look at America's Looming Doctor Shortage. 4th ed. Irving, TX: The MHA Group, 2008. (W 76 M572w 2008).
Social Issues/Migration/Health. Washington: OECD, 2008.
American College of Physicians. How is a Shortage of Primary Care Physicians Affecting the Quality and Cost of Medical Care?: Comprehensive Evidence Review. 2008.
Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2008.
Zywiak, W. The Multi-Generational Healthcare IT Workforce. Falls Church, VA: CSC, The Americas, 2008.
Committee on the Future Health Care Workforce for Older Americans. Institute of Medicine National Academy Press, 2008.
Institute of Medicine. The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Lecture 2007: Transforming Today's Health Care Workforce to Meet Tomorrow's Demands. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2008.
DiversityInc 2008 Top 50 Companies for Diversity® Corporate Profiles. Newark, NJ: DiversityInc Media, 2008.
"Practicing Medicine in Rural America" Survey. Alpharetta, GA: LocumTenens.com, 2008.
Ostermeier, L., and Clair, B. Nurse Retention Toolkit. Marblehead, MA: HCPro, Inc., 2008. (WY 30 O85n 2008).
Zywiak, W. The Multi-Generational Healthcare IT Workforce. Falls Church, VA: CSC, 2008.
A Call to Action: Ensuring Global Human Resources for Health. Proceedings Report. Ferney Voltaire, France: International Hospital Federation, 2008.
Confronting the Public Health Workforce Crisis. Washington: Association of Schools of Public Health, 2008.
The Nation's Most Credible Diversity Business List. Newark, NJ: DiversityInc Media, 2008.
Nursing Data Review, Academic Year 2005-2006. [Executive Summary]. New York: National League for Nursing, 2008.
Buerhaus, P., and others. The Future of the Nursing Workforce in the United States; Data, Trends and Implications. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., 2008.
Allen, L. The nursing shortage continues as faculty shortage grows. Nursing Economics. 26(1):35-40, 2008. [free registration required to view].