NY Times Magazine: Nurses Have Finally Learned What They’re Worth
The New York Times Magazine reports that for the past 30 years, hospitals across the nation have followed a model that aims to match nurses precisely to the number of occupied beds. When there are shortages throughout the hospital, nurses are asked to come in and take an extra 12-hour shift. And when the shortages are too great, hospitals turn to travelers. April Hansen, group president at Aya Healthcare, spoke with them about what pent-up demand for nurses does to a health care system, and how the pandemic took a small crack and made it as wide as the Grand Canyon. Read the story here or Listen to the Sunday Read.