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Gov. Kathy Hochul Wants to Increase Pay of Health Care Workers

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As facilities struggle to keep up with pandemic demands, Gov. Kathy Hochul states New York's health care workers should be paid more. Full story here: https://www.timesunion.com/state/article/Hochul-looks-to-increase-pay-of-health-care-16707660.php
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Medical burnout: Breaking bad

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As the threat of COVID-19 wanes, health care workers are burned out and suffering. Here’s what one surgeon thinks should be done.
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Is Covid Really to Blame for the Nursing Shortage?

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Hospital cost-cutting and systematic devaluation of nurses’ labor has been going on for decades.
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Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care earns HANYS 2021 Pinnacle Award for Antibiotic Stewardship Program

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Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care has been honored by the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) with a Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety.
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Assembly Members hear testimony on staffing crisis in New York’s healthcare system

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Dozens of doctors, nurses, union representatives and medical educators testified in front of members of the New York State Legislature about a staffing crisis in the state healthcare system.
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Governor Hochul Announces $3 Million in New Grants to Expand Access to Telehealth across All New York Regions

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Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a $3 million grant program to invest in new technologies that will improve access and adoption of telehealth in underserved communities.
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‘Planning is the antidote to panic’: Providence Hospital System Defies America’s Slow Vaccine Rollout Trend

15.4 million doses of the COVID vaccine have been delivered to states, but only 4.5 million Americans have received their first shot.
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The Challenge in Tracking Unemployment Among Health Care Workers and Why It Matters

Having accurate data on the health workforce is essential to direct policy and can help produce better results for health care providers and their patients.
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