More than 87 percent of healthcare leaders responding to a recent U.S. News survey said they planned to reduce reliance on independent physicians in favor of a staff model. But the challenges of such a staffing shift are not insignificant. Meanwhile, shortages of skilled healthcare workers are a pressing problem, causing many institutions to take measures such as upgrading worker retention programs. In a recent U.S. News article, Victor Buzachero, Scripps Corporate Senior Vice President Human Resources, discusses how the organization has adopted creative solutions to address the shortage problem.
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