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"How Do We Keep the Nursing Shortage From Getting Worse?" - Tradeoffs. 09/30/2021

2021-10-05 Tradeoffs podcast w Karen LasaterKaren Lasater of the Penn Population Aging Research Center (PARC) discusses, “How Do We Keep the Nursing Shortage From Getting Worse?,” in the Tradeoffs podcast.

U.S. hospitals are facing a nursing crisis, but experts say it’s not as bad as the nationwide shortage of the early 2000s. Tradeoffs speaks  with two experts about what needs to be done to prevent the current crisis from getting worse.

Dr. Lasater’s research identifies how the institutional environments where nurses deliver health care and the policies governing them, impact patient outcomes with a particular focus on patient outcomes that represent complex healthcare challenges.