Demand for Travel Nurses Reaches a 20-year High

A recent USA Today article from Kaiser Health News discussed that alongside economic recovery and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the demand for Travel Nurses reaches a 20-year high in 2015. That’s according to a representative from Avondale Partners, who estimated in the article that “the demand for nurses and other healthcare personnel …

2015’s Top Healthcare Quality Issues

Health Leaders Media published an interesting slideshow of 2015’s top healthcare quality issues. The slideshow features 13 issues that will be important for the leadership of healthcare facilities to keep in mind in 2015. “Healthcare has experienced fascinating changes during the last few years, and 2015 will be no exception,” they write. “Major programs stemming …

20 People Improving Healthcare

Health Leaders Media shared an interesting list of 20 people improving healthcare with a recent post, “20 People Who Make Healthcare Better.” The list includes a picture, bio, and interview with each of the 20 chosen, who span all aspects of healthcare. Included in the list are nurses, physicians, researchers, executives, providers, payers, watchdogs, innovators, …

2014 ANA Staffing Conference

The 2014 ANA Staffing Conference will be held soon, November 4-5, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The theme this year is “Creating Optimal Staffing Through Innovation.” The objective of the conference is to provide applicable, real-world strategies to implement to improve staffing at your hospital. As nurses and administrators at all levels know, staffing properly …

2014 Healthcare Staffing Summit

Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2014 Healthcare Staffing Summit is finally (almost) here! The annual summit is being held starting next week, September 8-10, at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas. This year will focus on “The Challenge of Execution.” It’s all about attaining goals, creating effective strategies, and making your organization the best it can be. …

Why Working with Firms with Great Recruiters Matters

Blogs and other healthcare staffing resources repeatedly advise Travel Nurses and other temporary healthcare providers that the most important thing they can do for their careers is to find a professional, trustworthy recruiter to help shepherd them through the industry. For healthcare staffing firms, the flipside of that is obvious: To remain competitive and attract …