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Worn-out nurses hit the road for better pay, stressing hospital budgets — and morale

In parts of the country where COVID-19 continues to fill hospitals, a rotating cast of traveling nurses helps keep intensive care units fully staffed - hospitals have to pay handsomely to get that temporary help, and those higher wages are tempting some staff nurses to hit the road.... Read more»

ECMO life support is a last resort for COVID, and in short supply in South

Many more people could benefit from ECMO than are receiving it, which has made for a messy triaging of treatment that could escalate in the coming weeks as the Delta variant surges across the South and in rural communities with low vaccination rates.... Read more»