Best links of the week, 9-27

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Below are some of the most important, interesting, or instructive articles our team read this week. Enjoy!

ON THE JOB

The high burnout rate for nursing home workers could be affecting patient care. A recent study calls for improved work environments and sufficient staffing. (McKnight’s)

Clay Marsh, MD, takes on the question, “how do we heal the healers?” At West Virginia University Medicine, a focus on community and purpose is driving changes in their culture. (Scientific American)

Some home health companies are looking into daily pay as another strategy for retaining caregivers. (Home Health Care News)

FLU SEASON, ALREADY?

We may be in for a rough flu season this year. Doctors are telling people to get the vaccine as soon as possible. (NBC)

OPIOID CRISIS

58 medical professionals were charged in an opioid fraud scheme in Texas. (Reuters)

 

Have a great weekend!

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