3 Ways Hospital Leaders Can Reduce Sexual Harassment

As the national conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace intensifies, it’s time for hospital leaders to take stock of their own hospital’s policies and training resources. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, more than 30 percent of women in medicine experience sexual harassment, while only 4 percent of their male counterparts …

Medical Solutions Plus Eliminates Administrative Complexity at UPMC Susquehana

Overview: UPMC Susquehana is a premier hospital system dedicated to serving the communities of Williamsport and Wellsboro in Pennsylvania. The healthcare system, which includes four hospitals and various off-site clinics, has 342 licensed acute beds, 22 bassinets, 31 licensed psychiatric beds, and 258 skilled nursing beds. UPMC Susquehana has a national reputation for delivering quality …

Raising the Bar: MSP as a Quality Assurance Tool

When it comes to ensuring your contingent nursing staff meets all regulatory and compliance standards, it pays to be proactive. Fortunately, Medical Solutions Plus has you covered. When you partner with our MSP, you can remain efficient and confident knowing that our Quality Assurance Team is reviewing your nursing candidates’ credentials for you. So, you’ll …

Study Reveals Hidden Costs of Perm Nurses

A recent study from KPMG determined that using Travel Nurses can be a cost-effective strategy for hospitals nationwide. According to the KPMG’s 2017 U.S. Hospital Nursing Labor Costs Study, “when all costs are considered, traveling nurses appear to cost less than permanent nurses.” The survey found that the cost for a permanent nurse is roughly …

Happy Allied Health Professionals Week 2017!

The term, “Allied Health Professionals” encompasses more than 200 specific careers, and these amazing individuals collectively make up roughly 60 percent of the healthcare industry. Yet, as a whole, their positive impact on patient care is often overlooked. If you know an Allied Health Professional at your facility, show them that you appreciate their work! …

Trump’s Executive Order on Healthcare: 4 Things to Know

As a result of Trump’s executive order last week, Obamacare could be left hanging in the balance. Here’s what we know so far about the order itself and any of its likely consequences: Trump’s executive order targets small businesses and individual insurance plans: Trump’s order is two-fold. Firstly, it allows small business owners to ban …

Celebrate Travel Nurses Day 2017!

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that hospital employers who regularly recognize their staff’s hard work have desirable workplace cultures. And, with Travel Nurses Day just around the corner, recognizing your Travel Nurses on staff got a lot easier. Travel Nurses Day is Friday, October 13th. This annual holiday, created by Medical Solutions in 2013, celebrates …