What is an MSP?

According to Staffing Industry Analysts’ recent annual report, hospital CEOs anticipate their biggest challenges in 2019 to be rising expenses (71%), competition for talent (58%), regulatory and reimbursement pressure (46%), Medicaid changes (25%) and transitioning to value-based payments (17%). If the above workforce challenges are all too familiar to you and your staff, then you …

The Value of an Interim Nurse Leader

Healthcare organizations succeed when they have the right leadership in place. Unfortunately, finding the right post-acute healthcare leader can be a lengthy process. Meanwhile, your facility is left in a leadership void, and patient care doesn’t stop. That’s why an interim nurse leader could be your facility’s best short-term solution. Consider the following benefits an …

Five Signs Your Hiring Process Is Failing and How to Fix It

How would you rate your facility’s hiring process? As the war for clinical talent intensifies, it’s more important than ever to streamline your hiring process so your facility can attract the right healthcare professionals. Consider the following signs your hiring process could be broken and the strategies you can use to fix it: A candidate’s …

How a Healthcare Staffing MSP Partner Can Help Boost Efficiency

Thanks to today’s tight labor market, contingent labor programs are on the rise. Healthcare organizations now have the ability to quickly hire top clinical talent when they need them, and experienced clinicians have the flexibility to work where they want to travel. While this is a win-win situation for almost everyone, it does introduce certain …

2019 Best and Worst States For Healthcare

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2019 Best States list. The publication evaluated all 50 states across 71 different metrics, including healthcare. To rank the states for healthcare, the report looked at three board measures: access to healthcare, healthcare quality, and public health. Hawaii earned top honors again this year, followed closely by …

How Clinicians Can Combat the Measles Outbreak and the Anti-Vaccine Movement

The CDC recently reported 695 measles cases so far this year, making it the highest annual total since U.S. health officials declared the disease eliminated in 2000. This outbreak is spreading as more and more parents are refusing to vaccinate their children and unvaccinated travelers are bringing the disease with them from other countries. In …