Abortion is legal in Illinois. In Wisconsin, it’s nearly banned. So clinic teamed up

https://illinoisnewsroom.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/20220811_me_abortion_is_legal_in_illinois_in_wisconsin_its_nearly_banned_so_clinics_teamed_up.mp3 Around two days a week, Natalee Hartwig leaves her home in Madison, Wisconsin, before her son wakes up, to travel across the border into Illinois. “Luckily it’s summer,” said Hartwig, a nurse midwife at Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. “For now he can sleep in. But any getting ready that has to happen will be … Read more

Vacancy, turnover rates up at Frederick Health and hospitals statewide | Hospitals And Doctors

Data from a report commissioned by the association — which represents the state’s 60 nonprofit hospitals and health systems — estimates a current shortage of 5,000 full-time registered nurses and 4,000 licensed practical practical statewide. Without intervention, that shortage could double or triple by 2035, according to the report from the data analytics company Global … Read more

No reunion for nurses: Retired Kearney nurse eager to see The Wall That Heals | Local News

KEARNEY — Pat Skiles has seen the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington DC She can’t wait to see The Wall That Heals, a traveling replica of the wall that will be at Patriot Park 8 am Thursday through 2 pm Aug. 14. Like 90% of the 8,000 to 11,000 women who served in Vietnam, … Read more

Triad community colleges, healthcare systems address worker shortage through apprenticeships | Local

The use of healthcare apprenticeships has mushroomed in recent years, along with the contracting of travel nurses, to deal with a chronic shortage of medical personnel. Taking that approach to a deeper level is an initiative Thursday between Forsyth Technical Community College, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Novant Health Inc. The groups are collaborating … Read more

New bachelor’s nursing pathway for UH West Oʻahu students

UH West Oʻahu pre-nursing pathway coordinator Nicole Akana instructs students on best practices. The University of Hawaii System is launching a new initiative to address Hawaii‘s nursing shortage by increasing access to baccalaureate education on the west side of Oʻahu. Beginning in the fall 2022 semester, a streamlined pathway to a BS degree in nursing … Read more

Ingenovis Health Establishes Clinician Support Program: ACT (Advocacy. Career. Tools.) | News

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 2, 2022– Today, Ingenovis Health launched the ACT program, designed to offer healthcare workers the essential tools and resources they need to grow, flourish, and advance in their careers. This bold program, built on insights from frontline healthcare workers, is designed to ensure nurses and other healthcare professionals are available to … Read more

Ingenovis Health Establishes Clinician Support Program: ACT (Advocacy. Career. Tools.) | Business

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 2, 2022– Today, Ingenovis Health launched the ACT program, designed to offer healthcare workers the essential tools and resources they need to grow, flourish, and advance in their careers. This bold program, built on insights from frontline healthcare workers, is designed to ensure nurses and other healthcare professionals are available to … Read more

$10 million going towards Kentucky healthcare crisis: hiring

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A new $10 million initiative funds by the Kentucky legislature aims to solve Kentucky’s current health care crisis: hiring workers, especially nurses. What You Need To Know A new $10 million initiative aims to solve Kentucky’s current health care crisis The initiative is called Kentucky Health care Workforce Collaborative An advisory group … Read more

Why people travel thousands of kilometers to run just five as part of parkrun tourism

Simply getting to the finish line in parkrun’s weekly 5,000-metre leg-stretch is achievement enough … for most participants. Key points: A movement has emerged where Australians flock to new, interesting and exotic parkuns There are currently 441 parkrun sites in Australia, and thousands overseas So-called parkrun adventurers say they are motivated by the places they … Read more

Medical experts discuss challenges, solutions to health care worker shortage | East Idaho

BOISE — A 12-year-old boy spent over 90 days in an Idaho emergency room. Although the boy had recovered medically, he required additional behavioral health services that proved difficult to find due to health care worker shortages, said Dave Jeppesen, director of the department of Idaho Health and Welfare, at a summit of Idaho health … Read more