‘Perfect Storm’ of Healthcare Worker Shortages Creates Need to Alleviate Workflow Burdens

‘Perfect Storm’ of Healthcare Worker Shortages Creates Need to Alleviate Workflow Burdens


Single-use endoscopes offer overburdened hospitals and healthcare systems a way to streamline processes and staffing needs as a worker shortage pushes the industry into what one prominent group calls ‘a national emergency.’

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