Four Strategies to Enhance Your Contingent Workforce Risk Management

Thanks to the growing nationwide clinician shortage, many hospitals now rely on contingent staff to maintain their patient care standards. However, as a contingent workforce grows in size, the potential risk to a hospital can also increase. For example, a contingent clinician with outdated credentials could expose a facility to substantial fines, penalties, and even …

3 Reasons To Attend the 2018 ACNL Conference

The Association of California Nurse Leaders Conference is just around the corner. This year’s networking event, held at the Monterey Convention Center from February 4 – 7, celebrates ACNL’s 40th anniversary. Will you be there? Healthcare Staffing Blog gives you 3 reasons why you should attend: 1. Rejuvenate your nursing career: With workforce shortages and …

Medical Solutions Plus Eliminates Administrative Complexity at UPMC Susquehana

Overview: UPMC Susquehana is a premier hospital system dedicated to serving the communities of Williamsport and Wellsboro in Pennsylvania. The healthcare system, which includes four hospitals and various off-site clinics, has 342 licensed acute beds, 22 bassinets, 31 licensed psychiatric beds, and 258 skilled nursing beds. UPMC Susquehana has a national reputation for delivering quality …

Happy Allied Health Professionals Week 2017!

The term, “Allied Health Professionals” encompasses more than 200 specific careers, and these amazing individuals collectively make up roughly 60 percent of the healthcare industry. Yet, as a whole, their positive impact on patient care is often overlooked. If you know an Allied Health Professional at your facility, show them that you appreciate their work! …

ASHHRA 2017 Is Coming

In just a few short weeks, Medical Solutions will be at the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration’s 53rd Annual Conference & Exposition. The premier healthcare HR networking event will be held September 16-19th in Seattle, Washington. With more than 50 sessions covering a multitude of hot topics in healthcare HR, you’ll be sure …

Healthcare Industry Reacts to the BCRA

Healthcare leaders and advocacy groups universally panned the Better Care Reconciliation Act, citing concerns that the bill will harm rather than help America’s most vulnerable patients. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the BCRA would leave 22 million Americans without health coverage by the next decade. Below, you can read the responses from several healthcare …