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Healthcare Workforce Coalition Endorses Reauthorization of Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

Washington, D.C. – The Healthcare Workforce Coalition today announced its endorsement of H.R. 7153/S. 3679, which would reauthorize the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Reps. Susan Wild (D-PA-7), Buddy Carter (R-GA-1), Debbie Dingell (D-MI-6), and Jennifer Kiggans (R-VA-2) in the House and Sens. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Todd Young (R-IN)…

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Healthcare Workforce Coalition Underscores Need for Health Worker Recruitment, Retention, & Safety Legislation in 2024

WASHINGTON – Launched in late 2023 in response to the escalating healthcare workforce crisis, the Healthcare Workforce Coalition continues to advocate for bipartisan legislative solutions to bolster and better support our nation’s healthcare workforce. Virtually every care setting, from hospitals to skilled nursing facilities, currently faces a severe shortage of nurses, physicians, and allied health…

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Limited Visas Hinder Hospitals Ability To Curb Nursing Shortfall

Covid-19 burnout and understaffed hospital wards have taken their toll on the nursing profession. An April 2023 study found that overworked nursing professionals and understaffing have driven “an overall 3.3% decline in the U.S. nursing workforce during the past 2 years.”

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Healthcare Workforce Coalition Endorses SAVE Act to Protect Hospital Workers from Workplace Violence

The Healthcare Workforce Coalition today announced its endorsement of the bipartisan Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act (H.R. 2584 / S. 2768), which aims to protect hospital employees from violence in the workplace. The Senate bill was introduced on September 12 by Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Marco Rubio (R-FL). Reps. Larry Bucshon,…

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Nurse Shortages Are Set To Get Even Worse With Mass Visa Delays

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Nurse Shortages Are Set To Get Even Worse With Mass Visa Delays

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US Visa Retrogression: Nurse Shortages Are Set To Get Even Worse With Mass Visa Delays

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Nurse Shortages Are Set to Get Even Worse With Mass US Visa Delays

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Providers Hail Immigration Bill That Seeks to Reissue Visas to Healthcare Pros

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Coalition Applauds Reintroduction of Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act  

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