101. Restlessness in the Workforce: Ginger Christ of Modern Healthcare
On the new Prognosis Ohio, Dan Skinner talks with healthcare reporter and Ohio native Ginger Christ. Ginger is Modern Healthcare’s post-acute care and staffing reporter. Based in Northeast Ohio where she grew up, Christ has most recently covered healthcare and transportation for The Cleveland Plain Dealer. To see the scope of Ginger’s recent reporting, visit her splash page at Modern Health Care. This is Ginger’s second appearance on Prognosis Ohio, and you can listen to her first appearance here.
On the episode, Ginger talks about some of her recent work on issues such as food insecurity among health care workers, challenges among and concerns within home healthcare, the role of immigrants and refugees in filling staffing shortages in Ohio and around the U.S, and travel nursing. Dan and Ginger also talk about working with sources and earning trust in a health care industry that is notoriously tight-lipped, but also given the vulnerabilities that many health care workers face.
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