Staffing Ratios

The House Ways and Means Committee March 6 voted 26-17 to advance as amended to the full House the Protecting America’s Seniors’ Access to Care (H.R. 7513), AHA-supported legislation that would prohibit the Centers for Medicare…
The AHA appreciates the opportunity to provide the subcommittee with information for its hearing on Examining Existing Federal Programs to Build a Stronger Health Workforce and Improve Primary Care.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the American Health Care Association (AHCA), the largest associations representing America’s hospitals and nursing homes, respectively, sent a joint letter today to Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (…
Hospitals and health systems continue to face serious economic challenges relating to escalating expenses and staffing shortages. One health system met the challenge head on. Mary Marran of Care New England explains how they kept their focus on short-term economic recovery plans, while addressing…
In tonight’s State of the Union address, President Biden is expected to announce plans to establish new minimum staffing ratios for nursing homes.
For the first time in nearly two decades, staffing shortages replaced financial challenges as the top concern among CEOs in the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey. In December, a Moody’s Investors Service report forecast that staffing shortages and labor costs will bring…
Patient-to-nurse staffing ratios are a static and ineffective tool that cannot guarantee a safe heath care environment, writes Mary Ann Fuchs, president of AHA’s American Organization for Nursing Leadership affiliate, responding to a recent op-ed in the New York Times.
The essay Nurses Deserve Better. So Do Their Patients is right to note the “awesome” impact that nurses have within our health care system and in the battle against Covid-19.
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