What's causing a nursing shortage?
Over 100,000 nurses left the profession between 2020 and 2021, marking the largest single-year decline and leading some to say our healthcare system is facing a nursing crisis.
Nurses in New York City went on a three-day strike recently to protest insufficient staffing.
We are taking a look at what's behind the nursing shortage.
- Caroline Lewis, health care reporter for WNYC and Gothamist
- Patricia Pittman, professor of health policy and management & director of the Health Workforce Research Center, George Washington University
- Bernadette Melnyk, dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University
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