Canada increasingly reliant on foreign-trained health professionals
- Malaysia faces acute shortage. // Australian Nursing Journal;Nov2004, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p15
Reports on the shortage of nurses in Malaysia in 2004. Actions to be taken to meet the community demand for ratios equivalent to other developed countries; Number of trained nurses in the country; Factors that are being considered to attract people in the nursing career.
- `Underserved' New Hampshire seeks primary care physicians. Sanders, Bob // New Hampshire Business Review;10/29/93, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p14
Discusses New Hampshire's shortage of health professionals. Federal funding of clinics in Manchester and Berlin; Advantages of designation as a medically underserved area; Low infant mortality rate; Factors for consideration in designating an area as medically underserved; State's use of loan...
- Nurses, Biomeds Examine Ways to Relieve Labor Shortages. // Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology;Jul/Aug2005 Supplement, Vol. 39, p8
Focuses on the efforts to address the staff shortages in the nursing and biomedicine fields in the U.S. in 2005. Number of nurse vacancies in hospitals across the country as of the year; Complaints of nurses with their job, including mandatory overtime; Information on the Statewide Commission...
- Nursing needs intensive care. Mulholland, Stephen // Finweek;3/8/2007, p20
The author comments on the South African Health Department's plan to employ about 30,000 more health care workers over five years starting 2008. The author says that the allocation of funds to hire health workers does not solve the health problem because of the nurse shortage. He also says that...
- Shortages of Medical Personnel at Community Health Centers. Rosenblatt, Roger A.; Andrilla, C. Holly A.; Curtin, Thomas; Hart, L. Gary // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/1/2006, Vol. 295 Issue 9, p1042
Context The US government is expanding the capacity of community health centers (CHCs) to provide care to underserved populations. Objective To examine the status of workforce shortages that may limit CHC expansion. Design and Setting Survey questionnaire of all 846 federally funded US CHCs that...
- An open letter to hospital administrators. Smith, Leona L. // RN;Feb89, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p108
Presents the text of an open letter to hospital administrators in the U.S. about the nursing shortage in the country.
- A medical crisis: Who'll care for your patients? Chesanow, Neil // Medical Economics;05/07/2001, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p67
Focuses on the shortage of registered nurses (RN) in hospitals and nursing homes in the United States. Effect of the shortage on the hospital's ability to provide timely access to nonemergency services; How the shortage of RN started; Reasons for the shortage of RN.
- Hospitals scurry to keep current nurse staffs; work to recruit future grads. Levenson, Deborah // AHA News;03/27/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p4
Deals with the impact of shortage of nurses in hospitals across the United States. Problems associated with the shortage; Recruitment of new graduates; Strategies of organizations to retain old nurses.
- Where are the nurses? DeCarlo, Tessa // Good Housekeeping;Mar2002, Vol. 234 Issue 3, p110
Examines the impact of the short supply of registered nurses at hospitals in the United States. Decline in the enrollment in nursing schools since 1996; Responsibilities of nurses; Roots of the shortage; Solutions to the problem.