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 …

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 …

Nurses Week 2019 Toolkit Now Available

Showing your nurse staff a little appreciation this Nurses Week just got a whole lot easier. The American Nurses Association recently unveiled this year’s Nurses Week Toolkit. And we think hospital leaders are going to love it. That’s because this toolkit is filled with several materials and ideas to help healthcare leaders celebrate Nurses Week, …

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 …

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? …

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: …