4 Keys to Creating a Positive Workplace Culture

In the healthcare industry, providing a fantastic workplace culture is the secret weapon in today’s war for talent. But what makes a workplace culture special? And how can you create a positive workplace culture at your facility? Consider the following four keys all amazing workplace cultures have in common: Keep safety a top priority: Everyone …

Medical Solutions Strengthens Partnership With SeriousFun Camps

Like the Travel Nurses and healthcare organizations we serve, our team at Medical Solutions wants to make the world a better place. This conviction has led our company to give back to our communities in several ways, from installing clean water filtration towers in poor villages around the world to volunteering at local non-profits. As …

Meet Medical Solutions at ACNL’s 2019 Conference

Carry-on suitcase. Check. Toothpaste. Check. Extra pens. Check. Amazing prizes. Check. At Medical Solutions, we’re busy packing our bags for the 41st annual Association of California Nurse Leaders Conference in Pasadena. As you get ready for the nurse leader networking event of the year, we hope meeting our team of healthcare staffing experts is on …

Top Questions from Facilities Working with a Healthcare MSP

As a leading managed service provider in healthcare staffing, Medical Solutions Plus often receives questions from facilities about how to streamline or restructure their current hiring process. If your facility is considering a partnership with an MSP, below are some of the most frequently asked questions we hear from prospective hospital clients: What is a …

4 Ways to Control Contingent Labor Costs

As Baby Boomers continue to age and require more care, healthcare facilities are responding by increasing their use of contingent clinicians. However, as a contingent workforce grows in size, so too can labor costs. Accordingly, healthcare leaders are searching for ways to reduce contingent labor spend and increase efficiency without impacting patient care. Sound familiar? …

The Top 5 Healthcare Podcasts You Need to Hear

While no one healthcare leader can know it all, podcasts can help keep you informed on the latest healthcare policies and news. However, with so many different healthcare podcasts out there, it can be difficult to find which ones are worth the listen. Well, look no further because we’ve compiled the top five healthcare podcasts …

Travel Nurses Day 2018 Is Coming!

Did you know that Travel Nurses Day is Friday, October 12th? Travel Nurses do more than just temporarily fill open positions in your hospital. They also help boost patient safety, improve patient satisfaction, and relieve perm staff fatigue. For these reasons and so many others, Medical Solutions created this annual holiday to recognize and appreciate …

Medical Solutions Plus Recruits Top Talent for UHC

Overview: Founded in 1970, United Hospital Center (UHC) is an acute care facility in Bridgeport, West Virginia. The community hospital has 292 private inpatient rooms and a medical staff that consists of more than 140 primary care and specialty physicians. UHC employs more than 2,000 associates and is a member of WVU Medicine. The Challenge: …

VMS vs. MSP: What’s the Difference?

Both vendor management systems (VMS) and managed service providers (MSP) offer hospitals efficiency improvements in contingency staff management, but which one is best? If your healthcare facility is currently considering a VMS or an MSP, we’ve got the following cheat sheet to help you determine which model is right for you: So, what is a …