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NM’s Healthcare Workforce Shortage

11.10.23 – New Mexico is grappling with a shortage of medical professionals, especially nurses. Recent reporting from New Mexico In Depth’s Marjorie Childress highlights the problem, which at one point this summer left the state short 7,000 nurses. Senior Producer Lou DiVizio hosts a table discussion to ask how legislators and hospitals can help address the problem.   

Correspondent: Lou DiVizio 

Guests: Trip Jennings, executive director, New Mexico In Depth  
Holly Muller, chief nursing officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services 

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Lawmakers tackled New Mexico’s crisis of rural health care workers. It wasn’t enough. –New Mexico In Depth