Medical Solutions Celebrates Nurses Week 2018!

At Medical Solutions, we are continually inspired by nurses. As the backbone of the healthcare industry, nurses make a difference in the lives of their patients by providing compassionate, personalized care. For that and a million other reasons, we have a profound sense of gratitude for the work nurses do. Obviously, your facility does too. …

8 Facts You Might Not Know About the 2018 AONE Conference

Are you ready for the AONE annual meeting? Read on to learn more about the nurse leader conference of the year! AONE or the American Organization of Nurse Executives has been around for 51 years.   AONE’s annual meeting is a weekend-long event packed with educational courses, social events, and networking opportunities for nurse leaders. …

How to Cope with This Year’s Intense Flu Season

This year, flu activity is widespread in every state, and hospitals are struggling to keep up. According to Time, some hospitals in hard-hit states like California have set up “surge tents” to accommodate flu patients, cancelled elective surgeries, and asked healthcare providers to work longer shifts. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believe …

Dameron Hospital Accelerates Hiring Process with Medical Solutions Plus

Overview: For more than a century, Dameron Hospital has been providing quality healthcare to the residents of San Joaquin County, California. The non-profit community hospital is a recognized regional leader in the areas of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Orthopedics, Bariatric Surgery, General Acute Care, and Emergency and Intensive Care Services. The Challenge: Two years ago, …

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 …