David Ferguson

David Ferguson

Stories by David Ferguson

For-profit offshore colleges are buying up hospitals' available slots

New York's medical schools are finding it hard to get their students clinical clerkship placements, an essential part of their training process. An article published this week in The Wall Street Journal explains that universities are now competing with offshore, for-profit medical programs, which are willing to pay to place their students in clinical rotations.

Solving nursing's problems means restructuring how hospitals run

Nurses face some of the highest levels of work-relateddepression,stressandburnoutof any profession. It may help to reduce that stress if hospitals rethink how nurses and staff fit into the healthcare chain of command while making the organizations better and more profitable places to work,according toNational Public Radio.