Special Report

States With the Worst Hospital Workforce Shortages

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6. New Hampshire
> Pct. of hospitals anticipating critical shortages in the next week: 71.4%
> No. of hospitals anticipating critical staffing shortages: 10
> Pct. of inpatient beds currently being utilized: 75.6%

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5. Vermont
> Pct. of hospitals anticipating critical shortages in the next week: 71.4%
> No. of hospitals anticipating critical staffing shortages: 10
> Pct. of inpatient beds currently being utilized: 64.8%

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4. New Mexico
> Pct. of hospitals anticipating critical shortages in the next week: 73.0%
> No. of hospitals anticipating critical staffing shortages: 27
> Pct. of inpatient beds currently being utilized: 71.6%

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3. Wyoming
> Pct. of hospitals anticipating critical shortages in the next week: 78.6%
> No. of hospitals anticipating critical staffing shortages: 11
> Pct. of inpatient beds currently being utilized: 42.9%

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2. West Virginia
> Pct. of hospitals anticipating critical shortages in the next week: 81.8%
> No. of hospitals anticipating critical staffing shortages: 27
> Pct. of inpatient beds currently being utilized: 82.3%