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How a Sustainable Workforce Management Approach Helps Navigate Crisis

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Featuring Ann Gantzer, PhD, RN and Patti Dewane, CPA from Swedish American, A Division of UW Health.

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is top of mind, there will always be a crisis that affects the nursing workforce, whether it’s a natural disaster, a strike, or something else. Health systems need to be ready to deliver high-quality patient care, contain costs, and protect and support their staff during times of crisis. How can nurse executives lead their health system to put in place a workforce management strategy that accounts for crises so that the response is organized and thoughtful? Nursing and finance leaders who have managed crises ranging from COVID-19 to devastating fires will share their experiences and provide valuable insights.