In The News

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

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

Safe Staffing - 2015

"The Delaware Nurses Association supports the development and implementation of valid, reliable, unit-by-unit nurse staffing plans....."Read More

Healthcare Retention Rates are Flatlining.... Here's Your RX - December 2015

"What do low staff head counts, too few training resources, and longer shifts lead to? High burnout rates, and that is the underlying issue behind the attrition epidemic in healthcare. With attrition levels at 16%, nurses are....."Read More

Five Ways Compensation Planning Can Improve Healthcare Employee Retention - December 2015

"For most healthcare organizations, their greatest expense and greatest differentiator is their employees. Numerous studies have shown that a competent, tenured workforce is key to achieving positive outcomes and providing a superior....."Read More

Sinking in the Float Pool - November 2015

"Patient flow or "float pool" nursing maintains a significantly higher rate of nurse turnover and experiences increased difficulty in recruitment as compared to....."Read More

Stronger Economy Drives More Nursing Turnover, Higher Wages - November 2015

"A stronger economy is increasing employee turnover rates at hospitals, particularly among nurses, and putting additional pressure on wages that are already straining hospital....."Read More

Measuring Turnover to Turn the Tide- September 2015

"Employee turnover is rising steadily across the nation. In health care specifically, turnover has increased from an average of 11.2 percent in 2011 to 16.4 percent in 2015, and the average hospital spends an additional...."Read More

Nursing Job Market Heating Up - September 2015 

"Nursing jobs in acute care hospitals are especially competitive. But there are still plenty of openings: A survey of 141 facilities nationwide found that nearly 25 percent of hospitals reported a vacancy rate of...."Read More

The Business Case for Optimizing the Nursing Workforce - September 2015

"Leading the performance organizations use a multidisciplinary team whose members understand the urgency of addressing current workforce issues, such as staffing and scheduling systems, professional development, innovative work design, and retention programs centering on...."Read Me

Learning from Other Fields: Program Accountability in Nursing Education - August 2015

"Nursing educators must prepare nursing students to be competent to practice. Since nurses are accountable to the public, the nursing profession has the responsibility to prepare entry-level nurses with the skills and ability to care for patients when they graduate. The nursing profession employs...." Read Me

The Prescription for Healthy Staffing - August, 2015

"Workforce management has never been more challenging for hospitals and other health care organizations - or more costly, with hospitals wasting up to tens of millions of dollars every year on issues like turnover, temporary staffing, and...." Read Me

Medical/Surgical Nurses Have the Most Turnover - June 2015

"I have recently heard from three of my Clients, all Chief Nursing Officers (CNO), about their frustration in a too often recurring scenario. Their organizations are training new graduates or less experienced nurses only to have a significant number of them leave shortly after becoming a..." Read More

Stop Training Nurses For Other Hospitals! How Proactive Recruiting Improves Retention- June 2015

"Medical/surgical nurses have the highest turnover rate among nurses in various specialties, according to a survey by NSI Nursing Solutions, Inc..." Read More

The Hidden Cost of Nursing Turnover- May 2015

"Turnover can range in severity from a nuisance to a business crippling problem. When it comes to healthcare, turnover is a critical issue. Having trained and experienced nurses on hand to deal with..." Read More

State of Healthcare Retention- May 2015

"The fifth annual NSI Nursing Solutions, Inc. report on job retention in the healthcare field shows the rate of turnover for registered nurses increased over..." Read More

Practitioner Application - March, 2015

"Many organizations experience the highest turnover among employees in their first few years of employment...." Read More

Employee Retention Strategy for the Healthcare Industry - January, 2015

"Workers in healthcare put other people's well-being before their own for a living. But why isn't more being done for them in the workplace? And in an environment where lives are at stake, hospitals have become a revolving door. Workers are constantly leaving, but the number of...." Read More

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