Voice of Care Survey

The Voices of Care survey reveals the transitions nurses experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how these changes have affected various aspects of healthcare. The focus of this article is on core nursing staff (permanent nurses) and their characteristics, attitudes, and behaviors compared to travel and per diem staff. The survey, conducted by Medical Solutions, found that core nursing staff choose permanency for the following reasons:

  • Being with family
  • A consistent income
  • Working with the same team
  • Patient care
  • Appropriate staffing levels
  • Healthy work-life balance

 Recently, SIA spoke with Medical Solutions’ CNO Patti Artley about the survey findings to get her insight on how healthcare facilities can care for their core staff. Learn what surprised Patti the most from the survey findings in the SIA article.

On Thursday, August 3, Patti Artley will present for SDAHO members during the session, Turning the Tides of Nursing: Recruitment and Retention Strategies. To register and learn more, click here.

About Medical Solutions

SDAHO Enterprises’ Endorsed Business Partner Medical Solutions connects care by staffing amazing facilities nationwide with skilled healthcare professionals. Since launching in 2001, Medical Solutions has aimed to provide service that inspires to Medical Solution’s interconnected family of travel nurses, travel allied health professionals, and client hospitals and facilities.

The SDAHO Enterprises Endorsed Business Partner program was established to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions for our member hospitals and long-term care facilities across the healthcare continuum. The business partners selected are expected to meet high-quality standards and offer products or services which are designed to assist healthcare facilities avoid costs, recover revenue, reduce operating and capital expenses, improve management and quality, increase productivity, and develop staff resources.

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