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HCA signals turnaround in staffing, non-urgent care in 2023

Posted On: Jan. 30, 2023 9:40 AM CST

HCA Healthcare Inc.'s management on Jan. 27 forecast lower labor costs and a recovery in non-urgent procedures for 2023 as staffing trends improved following an exodus of nurses during the pandemic, Reuters reports. The hospital operator saw hiring of nurses increase by about 6% last year, with many new graduates and some returnees.