Modern Healthcare Staff
Post-Acute Care and Staffing
Ginger Christ is the post-acute care and staffing reporter for Modern Healthcare and is based in Northeast Ohio, where she grew up. Most recently, she wrote about healthcare and transportation for The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer. Before that, she covered real estate, manufacturing and business news for local newspapers and national magazines, starting in 2007. She is the co-founder of the Cleveland chapter of the Association of Health Care Journalists and is involved in various efforts to connect and support journalists in her community. She earned bachelor’s degrees in English Writing/Journalism and Film Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. Ginger is always looking for a good story and hopes to hear from Modern Healthcare readers.
Nationwide, providers like Seniors Helping Seniors are offering hiring incentives and, in some cases, retention or referral bonuses to attract and retain staff and address a workforce shortage the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living is calling "a legitimate crisis."