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Executive Health Management

UK Healthcare Workforce Recovery After the COVID-19 Pandemic

2022 24 Mar

The BMJ and the Nuffield Trust recently hosted a roundtable discussion concerning the issue of workforce retention in the UK’s NHS – why workers leave the NHS and how staff wellbeing and retention can be improved. Also under discussion was the Nuffield Trust report, ‘The Long Goodbye’ which provided statistics on the alarming high portion of healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

McKinsey Transitioning To A Postpandemic Workforce 2021

2021 11 Mar

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IT Management

Doomsday Threat of Automation Taking Jobs Unfounded Says Canadian Government

2020 08 Jan

The Canadian government has said a ‘doomsday’ scenario where automation would make half of Canadian jobs redundant as ‘overstated’.   However, top government officials have said that there could be challenges in some parts of the economy following a briefing last summer that, over the next 15 to 20 years, 11% of jobs in Canada could... Read more

IT Management

GCC eHealth Workforce Development Conference 2019

2019 02 Nov

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IT Management

NHS invests $540 million into health tech and training

2018 01 Aug

Tech transformation is coming to the National Health Service, according to the UK's new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, who has put information technology atop his list of priorities for improving the NHS. In his first major speech since becoming health secretary, Mr. Matt Hancock revealed that "workforce, technology and prevention"... Read more

Health Management

Workforce Planning – Can we Face the Future Without it?

2017 21 Aug

Workforce planning aims to creat a sustainable workforce that is centred around patient need, provides quality outcomes and is both deliverable and affordable.     The health sector in the UK employs almost 2.3 million people (Labour Force Survey 2016), and workforce spend accounts for an estimated 70% of the National Health... Read more

Executive Health Management

Overcome Staffing Challenges Through Greater Efficiency, Modernized HR Policies

2017 17 Mar

  Executive summary   In today’s competitive hiring environment, hospitals must do all they can to attract, retain, and develop their workforce. This white paper outlines measures for improving operational efficiency in a way that drives productivity as well as employee satisfaction. It also addresses how to build the kind of institutional... Read more

IT Management

Trump Immigration Ban: Effects on HIT Workforce

2017 05 Feb

Health IT leaders have expressed varying levels of concern over President Donald Trump's recent immigration ban and its impact on the workforce moving forward. They say the policy could limit the talent pool that the industry draws from. See Also: Trump Wins Presidency: U.S. Healthcare Leaders Forced to Rethink Future Hiring of IT employees... Read more

Health Management

Health and Wellbeing of the Workforce

2016 05 Jan

Workforce Health Must Be a Priority The National Health Service (NHS) must work hard to protect the health and well being of its workforce. Failure to do so costs organisations across the system dearly but, more importantly, patient care may suffer. What does it feel like to be unable to do your job properly through lack of time, staff shortages... Read more

ICU Management

EISCM 2014: ICU Workforce - The Challenges

2014 01 Oct

Increasing demand for intensive care will put immense strains on the intensive care workforce, said Andrew Rhodes, UK, speaking at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) congress in Barcelona this week. Following the roundtable conference at the ESICM 2013 congress in Paris the Society set up an advisory group to look at intensive care... Read more