Washington State healthcare workers call on hospitals to mitigate the staffing crisis

Published by HEALTHCARE FINANCE on 10/20/21 (Source)

Nurses and other front-line healthcare workers have gone on strike in droves during an ongoing staffing crisis, and this is especially apparent in the Evergreen State, as the Washington State Nurses Association has laid out several recommended actions for hospitals to improve working conditions.

The measures are necessary, the nurses union said, because ongoing staffing shortages are contributing to clinician burnout and a degradation of conditions for both workers and patients.