Pandemic-Driven Health Labor Shortage Appears Over

March 27, 2023

(Axios) – The COVID-driven labor shortage that’s plagued health systems appears to be done, with new hiring reflecting a shift to more outpatient settings, according to an Altarum analysis. Why it matters: Burnout and attrition from the pandemic created significant shortages of doctors, nurses and other health workers, hindering the return to normal and driving up medical costs by forcing health systems to rely on contract labor. (Read More)