Even today, some physicians discount conditions like POTS and CFS, both much more common in women than men. With no biomarkers, these syndromes are sometimes considered psychological.
Nurse practitioners were the least hesitant to get vaccinated. Home health care aides, EMTs and nursing assistants showed the highest hesitancy among front-line health workers.
Telehealth is here to stay after the pandemic, said 67 percent of the respondents to a Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) survey conducted in April.
Nurse practitioners should be reimbursed by Medicare at 100 percent, up from the current 85 percent, to bring them into parity with physicians, according to the authors of a paper.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the availability of $103 million in grants for healthcare organizations to address burnout in the healthcare workforce, particularly in rural and underserved communities.