HIT Consultant June 18, 2024
Fred Pennic

What You Should Know:

– A new report by Philips, the Future Health Index 2024, paints a concerning picture of the healthcare industry struggling with significant staffing shortages.

– The report, based on a survey of 3,000 healthcare leaders across 14 countries, reveals how this crisis is impacting both staff and patients.

Burnout and Backlogs: The Human Cost of Staff Shortages

The report reveals a concerning trend – nearly two-thirds (66%) of healthcare leaders report increased burnout, stress, and mental health issues among their staff. This translates into a real impact on patient care, with over three-quarters (77%) of leaders experiencing delays due to staff shortages. Patients face longer wait times for appointments, procedures, and even essential preventive...

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