Medical Solutions and PPR Announce New Partnership

Medical Solutions is excited to announce a new partnership with PRR, a travel nurse and interim leadership staffing company. This partnership allows us to expand our healthcare staffing solutions into the acute and post-acute care settings while still maintaining our commitment to exceptional quality and service. In fact, you could say these shared values of …

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 …

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 …

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, …

3 Ways Hospital Leaders Can Reduce Sexual Harassment

As the national conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace intensifies, it’s time for hospital leaders to take stock of their own hospital’s policies and training resources. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, more than 30 percent of women in medicine experience sexual harassment, while only 4 percent of their male counterparts …

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 …

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 …