A new federal program is dropping rural hospitals a lifeline to keep emergency services available as they struggle to turn a profit.
Many rural hospitals have closed during the pandemic, and their staffers found other work far away.
A new initiative from the Labor Department aims to up outreach and enforcement related to such issues.
The program helps licensed vocational nurses who work in state prisons to become registered nurses.
There are obvious benefits to ensuring health care workers are vaccinated, but mandates have costs too.
And with the rise in the use of telemedicine, some job losses, specifically in administrative services, may be permanent.
3M has doubled production of N95 masks, but demand still exceeds supply.
There are more than 2 million home health care workers in the U.S. trying to help the elderly and people with disabilities during COVID-19.
Job websites have reported a spike in postings, from epidemiologist to registered nurse to data scientist.