Bloomberg Law
Jan. 20, 2022, 3:27 PM

Burned Out Health-Care Workers Get $103 Million Boost From HHS

Allie Reed
Allie Reed

A $103 million investment from the Biden administration will support health-care workers facing burnout as they enter their third pandemic year.

Job openings in health care are skyrocketing as burnout drives older workers to retire and younger workers to leave the field. The pandemic has pushed the industry past its breaking point, overwhelming hospitals and leaving many patients without access to much-needed care.

“With today’s announcement, we’re saying to those nurse leaders and so many other health-care workers across the country that we are here with you and you are not alone,” Health Resources Services Administration Administrator Carole Johnson told ...

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