The Senate Committee on Health and Human Services approved of House Bill 383, the Safer Hospitals Act, in its meeting yesterday. The bill calls for stronger protections to ensure the safety of emergency health care workers and health care workers in a hospital.
Georgia ranks in the top third of states lacking enough primary care physicians to meet the needs of medically underserved areas.
Thousands of nurses at two New York hospitals are on strike for a third day. Their staffing shortages and other problems predate the pandemic, says the president of the American Nurses Association.
Many rural counties in Georgia don’t have even one primary care physician. That’s a problem in a state that ranks near the bottom of the list in multiple health indicators. But as GPB’s Sofi Gratas reports, some residency programs in South and Middle Georgia have been successful in bringing doctors to places that don’t have enough providers.
The pandemic has intensified burnout among health care workers. They say it's eroding their passion for the job and the quality of patient care. Here's how some of them are trying to solve it.
The Biden administration has issued an emergency rule that requires health care employers to take steps to protect their workers from COVID-19.
A Dublin flight nurse had one of her wildest dreams come true this week when Taylor Swift sent her a handwritten note and a box of clothes and other merchandise after reading about her journey in The Telegraph.
Medical staff are liaisons to the sick and dying for relatives not allowed at bedsides. The emotional toil at one Montana hospital is a case study of what caregivers are grappling with across the U.S.
With the first COVID-19 vaccine doses expected to be shipped out within days, health care providers are scrambling to prepare for an unprecedentedly high-stakes vaccine rollout.
The National Virtual Medical Orchestra brings together health care workers and gives them a creative outlet during the pandemic.