U.S. Hospitals Struggle to Absorb Pandemic-Era Rising Costs

April 26, 2022

Labor costs per patient jumped by 19% in 2021 from 2019, and supplies rose by over 20% per patient during that period, according to the report. Nursing expenses shifted heavily toward travel nurses. The travelers’ share of nursing budgets rose to 39% in 2022 from 5% in 2019. Read More

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