Organizational structures in hospitals, clinics, and other health-care-related institutions can be a source of frustration for workers due to rising costs, security issues, coding updates, disruptive technology, and general inefficiencies. In Atlanta, Georgia, the pandemic has only exacerbated the staffing crisis. This has led to an increased demand for specialized travel nursing staff, such as Heather Eisdorfer who left Atlanta to work in New York at the start of the pandemic. The Voice's Barriers to Healthcare for Georgia's Children report identified and highlighted ten of the most common challenges that people across the state face when it comes to accessing health care and health coverage.
To address this issue, the GPT network provides an established and cost-effective means of solving long-standing labor shortage problems and providing access to health care to populations in all rural areas of Georgia. The network currently includes more than 100 specialists representing over 40 specialties, allowing for earlier access to care and avoiding the high costs of untreated health problems. Governor Oxendine signed an agreement with Anthem to fund a rural health initiative in Georgia over the next 20 years. Daily stress in medical operations can cause people to abandon the health field altogether. While all sectors of the workforce have their own advantages and disadvantages, healthcare workers face unique challenges when considering a future in the field.
The increase in broadband services will benefit 1,575 primary care doctors, 6,000 nurses, and 700 non-medical professionals who provide services in 91 poverty-stricken counties. This will improve access to healthcare for 400,932 poor and underserved people in these counties, create 10 new jobs, and promote the demand and sustainability of broadband through the expanded GPT telehealth network. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) in Atlanta has also recently initiated an international health management program inspired by the FETP. This growth is due to marketing and education initiatives of coordinators working in specific geographical territories of Georgia as well as continued funding through grants to expand the number of access points and participating healthcare providers. A recent WHO study found that working more than 55 hours a week is directly linked to serious health problems such as heart disease. This has caused many healthcare professionals to reevaluate how much time they spend working.
Overcrowding in emergency rooms is a common issue across different hospitals with different doctors and protocols. A recent statistic showed that the healthcare industry experienced a 5 percent increase in turnover for all its occupations over the past decade.