Persistent staffing shortages due to burnout and staff disengagement are the most disruptive challenges facing hospitals, according to a survey of more than 500 health care organization executives. As of mid-November 2020, an average of 22% of all hospitals were experiencing staffing shortages. This percentage was as high as 35% in several states. About 83% of the organizations projected shortages of nursing staff. About 30% projected physician shortages. About 14% projected shortages of leadership staff. Another 24% projected shortages for personnel other than physicians, nurses, and leadership staff. The survey of executives found job engagement levels varied by role . . .