This blog began around the compelling evidence mounting around the shortage of RN’s. The graph below is another view the result of a National Institute of Health publication of 2004, showing the demand for nurses (green line) against the supply based upon various assumptions on increasing supply of graduates. Still this isn’t the story, but [...]
In today’s Real Time Economics section of the Wall Street Journal appeared a piece entitled “Thaler on Nudging People to Make Better Choices” that is certainly worthy of comment.The net of the piece speaks of an upcoming book entitled “Nudging” in which Dr. Richard Thaler, professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, along with [...]
Discussed in earlier posts, is a growing concern over the increasing demand for healthcare services, and shrinking number of providers. On April 14th of 2008, the Institute of Medicine published an exceptional report entitled “Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce”.