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 …

Four Ways to Prepare for Flu Season

Fall is that glorious time of year when the air turns crisp, leaves brilliantly change color, and pumpkins become lattes. Unfortunately, it also means flu season is just around the corner. While the fight against the flu is often unpredictable, you can still plan for the unexpected with these four flu season preparedness tips. Practice …

ASHHRA Conference 2018

What do the Steelers, Justin Timberlake, and healthcare staffing experts have in common?  They’ll all be in Pittsburgh this fall, of course. And you should be too! Why? The ASHHRA annual conference is happening this September 15th-18th, and if you’re in the healthcare HR industry, you won’t want to miss this event! The American Society …

5 TED Talks for Healthcare Leaders

In need of a little inspiration? Healthcare Staffing Blog has compiled a collection of TED Talks to help you gain fresh insights and new perspectives on issues facing the ever-evolving healthcare industry. These 5 TED Talks for healthcare leaders will be sure to leave you feeling motivated and refreshed!   The doctors, nurses, and aid …

2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals List

Boston Children’s Hospital won top honors in U.S. News and World Report’s 12th annual “Best Children’s Hospitals” list. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center earned second place, with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia following closely behind in third place. This year’s rankings were based on both clinical and reputational survey responses sent to nearly 200 hospitals and …

Healthcare Leaders Condemn Trump Immigration Policy

President Trump just signed an executive order halting his administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents. The reversal came after days of public outcry over the practice. In fact, many in the medical community were some of President Trump’s loudest critics. Read on to see what these healthcare organization and providers had to …