Healthcare Workers Union Coalition Strike Begins

Union negotiators say compensation proposals do not reflect the cost of living. A strike of more than 75,000 healthcare workers with the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions began…

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VA Surpasses Fiscal Year 2023 Hiring Goal

The department hires more than 54,000 employees to sustain healthcare needs. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health officials announced they exceeded their fiscal 2023 hiring target of…

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CDC Reports on Medical Mistreatment During Pregnancy

Minorities and uninsured or publicly insured receive worse treatment. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report documenting widespread experiences of mistreatment during medical appointments…

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HHS Invests in Rural Medical Residencies

The programs are intended to address the shortage of healthcare professionals in rural areas. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $11 million to 15 rural…

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Legislation Addresses Healthcare Worker Shortage

Bill would also support those living with terminal illnesses.  The bipartisan Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act has been introduced in the Senate to support the…

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VA Hospital Nurses Protest Working Conditions

Nationwide demonstrations highlight the strain of staff shortages on caregivers and their impact on patients. Nurses at Veterans Affairs hospitals recently participated in nationwide protests to regarding needed…

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HHS Opens Funding for Pediatric Recruitment Program

Secretary Becerra announces grants that will address health professional shortages in the United States. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently launched a new grant for…

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President Receives Letter Regarding Emergency Rooms

Hospital organizations warn that the lack of space and staff is creating a crisis. President Joe Biden received a letter from a group of medical organizations regarding the…

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