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America’s nursing shortage has become so acute that hospitals—large and small, rural and urban—are being forced to ration medical care. We’ll say it louder for those in the back: the United States is rationing healthcare because it has too few nurses to provision it.
AUGUST 30, 2021—Hospitals in every corner of the country are once again buckling under the weight of the coronavirus. But unlike earlier surges when intensive
Sixty percent of respondents in a nationwide survey of more than 1,000 registered nurses reported that nurse-to-patient ratios have risen to unsafe levels in the last year.
Unlike bustling urban corridors with well-staffed and provisioned hospitals, the rural and bedroom communities in which the coronavirus is spreading today are the least-equipped in the country to contain the emerging outbreak.
Foreign nurses can help mitigate the crisis. It’s time for Congress to act