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Featured below are  articles and coverage of NSI in the media.

Healthcare Turnover Rates in 2018- November 2018

According to a study by National Healthcare Retention & RN Staffing Report, the average hospital turnover rate in 2017 was 18.2%, which is the highest recorded turnover in the industry for almost a decade. Since 2013, the average hospital turned over....."Read More

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs News Release- August 2018

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest administration within VA, accounting for approximately 335,000 of VA's 374,000 employees. VHA turnover rates compare favorably with the healthcare industry, including for those occupations identified as....."Read More

How To Recruit the Best Nurses- August 2018

High turnover cost - The average cost of replacing a departing nurse is $59,700, which includes the cost of contract, labor, excess overtime and loss in productivity. This could amount to a range of....."Read More

Nursing Development: Finding Alignment with Today's Learning Programs- April 2018

Unfortunately, quick-burnout and turnover of nurses remain pervasive problems in the industry today. Consider the statistics highlighted in the 2017 NSI Nursing Solutions National Health Care Retention & RN Staffing Report....."Read More

2018 Press Ganey Nursing Special Report- 2018

The average cost of turnover for a bedside nurse is estimated to range from $38,000 to $61,000, resultin in an estimated per-hospital cost of between....."Read More

Nurse Recruitment & Retention: For Love or Money?- 2018

According to research from NSI Nursing Solutions, Inc, nearly 20 percent of all new RNs leave within a year. The average expense of turnover for a bedside registered nurse can cost a hospital....."Read More

The Nursing Shortage and Changing Responsibilities: Are you Prepared? - 2018

"Ok, you've attracted candidates and selected the right ones. How do you keep them? Nursing turnover is a constant challenge. In their first job, 17.5% of RNs leave in one year, and....."Read More

US Nursing Shortage May Again Spur Recruitment From PH - November 2017

"A New York Times editorial in 1956 warned that "The nationwide shortage of nurses is likely to reach crisis proportions." Now over six decades later, the shortage agains seem far from being resolved due to....."Read More

Short on Staff - October 2017

"A larger percentage of hospitals have a higher vacancy rate for registered nurses in 2017 than in 2013, according to a survey conducted by NSI Nursing Solutions, a nurse recruitment and retention firm. In 2013, about 50 percent of the facilities surveyed had a vacancy rate of....."Read More

Nurse Staffing: Retirement, Turnover and Scheduling - June 2017

"First, the good news: According to the 2017 National Health Care Retention & RN Staffing Report compiled by the staffing firm NSI Nursing Solutions, Inc., overall RN turnover fell from 17.2 percent in 2015 to....."Read More

Demand for Nurses Grows Despite Retention Efforts - May 2017

"Currently, Baptist's retention rate is 88 percent, which is above the national average. According to the 2017 National Healthcare Retention and RN Staffing Report, which is compiled by Nursing Solutions, Inc., a recruiting and retention firm, the national turnover rate for nurses last year was....."Read More

Healthcare Recruitment Partnerships: Powerful Allies in the War for Talent - May 2017

".....Reducing the number of days it takes to fill a position, know as time-to-hire, which has been exacerbated by the high rate of healthcare job openings. For Example, in 2015, the average time-to-fill an RN vacandy was....."Read More

Nurses Week 2017 - Stress: The Elephant in Your Career - May 2017

"Recent studies have documented the alarming percentage of nurses who are leaving their jobs or leaving the profession climbing to 17.2% in 2016 and costing hospitals an average of....."Read More

Determining the Cause of First-Year Nursing Turnover - March 2017

"NSI Nursing Solutions' 2016 National Healthcare Retention and RN Staffing Report found that first-year RN turnover is 30%. While turnover among any population is painful, it is especially difficult when it occurs within a nurse's first year on the job. With a skilled position like nursing, the first year consists of....."Read More

Kindred CFO: Tough to Find Nurses to Fill Shifts - February 2017

"NSI Nursing Solutions, a nurse recruitment and retention firm, said in its most recent report that while turnover for hospitals staff was leveling off, the....."Read More

Millennial Nurses - 2017

"Hospital Leaders are all-too-familiar with the burden of nurse turnover. In a 2016 National Healthcare Retention Report, the estimated rate of nurse turnover was 17.2%, up from....."Read More

Beating the Odds: Hiring and Retaining an RN Workforce to Optimize Patient Outcomes and Minimize Unnecessary Expense - December 2016

"The cost of replacing one RN who leaves is estimated to be between $38,000 and $58,000. However, several emerging trends make nursing turnover especially challenging for providers to address....."Read More

Stepping into a Culture of Safety - December 2016

"Nurse turnover is an ongoing issue - with some health care facilities faring better than others. According to the 2016 National Healthcare Retention & RN Staffing Report by NSI Nursing Solutions, Inc., the turnover rate for bedside RNs rose to 17.2 percent in 2015, an increase from....."Read More

The High Cost of Nurse Turnover - November 2016

"The cost of nurse turnover can have a huge impact on a hospital's profit margin. According to the 2016 National Healthcare Retention & RN Staffing Report, the average cost of turnover a nurse ranges from....."Read More

3 Factors Driving High Turnover at your Hospital - and what to do about them - September 2016

"While most health systems seek to reduce turnover, many fail to understand its costs or causes and lack effective strategies to improve retention. About 81.8 percent of organizations say retention is a key strategic operative, but only....."Read More

Foundations of Professional Nursing - 2016

"Occurring within health care worldwide, and with the burgeoning volume of and ease of access to information and instruction about how to do things, there are likewise evolving requirements for nursing knowledge and skill...."Read More

Hospitals Face Healthcare Employment Challenges, High Turnover - July 2016

"Researchers at NSI Nursing Solutions also revealed that increasing turnover rates have negatively impacted hospital revenue cycles. The average cost of a turnover for a bedside registered nurse can cost a hospital...."Read More

Factors Affecting Turnover Intention for New Graduate Nurses in Three Transition Periods for Job and Work Enviroment Satisfaction - May 2016

"Because nurses comprise the largest proportion of the U.S. health care workforce - approximately 44.4% of the general hospital workforce, with personnel expenses comprising 44.3% of medical institutions' entire budgets...."Read More

Fostering Nursing Engagement in Chaos: The Practical Journey of Humor, Authentic Leadership and Expectation Setting - March 2016

"Average nurse turnover cost is $36,900 - $57,300...."Read More

Inspiring Innovative Leadership Behaviors to Improve Emergency Department Nurse Retention - March 2016

"The nursing shortage is a global issue. The World Health Organization reported in 2010 that in every country, whether rich or poor, there are not enough nurses to meet the health care needs of the population. Improving nurse retention is an important strategy nursing leaders us to address...."Read More

Recognition: Is It Just a Bunch of Fluff, or Is It the Right Stuff? - March 2016

"According to a national survey conducted by NSI Nursing Solutions, Inc., the turnover rate for bedside nurses increased from 11.2% in 2011 to...."Read More

What to Know About New Nurses: Tackling Turnover - February 2016

"Hiring a competent nurse staff is only half the battle. The other half is keeping them. A new study...."Read More

The Business Case for Optimal Healing Environments - February 2016

"The US healthcare system is facing unprecedented challenges related to escalating costs, an aging population, healthcare reform and a struggling economy. In light of these challenges, there is an urgency to evaluate and implement new approaches and models of care with emphasis not just on curing disease but...."Read More

10 Workforce Intelligence Cures for Improving Nurse Retention - January 2016

"Healthcare has long been a highly regulated industry with a diverse and specialized workforce - one that's hard to hire and even harder to retain at the best of times. Even though healthcare has been projected to add 4 million jobs - more than any other industry - between 2012 and 2022, turnover is high and hospitals perennially....."Read More

Professional Values, Job Satisfaction, Career Development, and Intent to Stay - January 2016

"Hospitals are experiencing an estimated 16.5% turnover rate of registered nurses (RNs), increased from 14.7% in 2012. Estimates of RN turnover costs range from US$44,380 to US$63,400 per nurse-an estimated US$4.21 to ....."Read More

The Influence of Preceptor Training on Nurse Satisfaction and Role Confidence - January 2016

"By 2020, half a million nurses will retire, resulting in a significant loss in nursing expertise. Retention of existing nursing staff is critical to the financial and operational sustainability of healthcare systems....."Read More

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