Retention Strategies in Healthcare

Few industries have been hit harder by the Great Resignation than healthcare—and little wonder. Nurses, doctors, physician’s assistants, therapists and health workers at all levels were burning out from long hours and intense responsibilities before a global pandemic turned their already-stressful jobs into the equivalent of combat duty. The added pressure only served to accelerate the rising turnover rates that many healthcare organizations have been struggling with for some time, agreed executives participating in a recent roundtable discussion co-sponsored by Chief Executive magazine and Pearl Meyer.