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 …

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Improves Credential Management, Efficiency

The Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP) has served the people of Monterey and its surrounding communities since 1934. Nationally recognized for its clinical excellence, the non-profit 205-bed healthcare facility is committed to providing safe, quality patient care. It recently earned the coveted grade “A” in patient safety from the Leapfrog Group. Additionally, the …

How Medical Solutions Plus Solved Piedmont Healthcare’s Staffing Challenges

Piedmont Healthcare is one of Atlanta’s largest healthcare systems with more than 5,000 medical professionals on staff, eight hospitals, and roughly $2.9 billion in revenue. Led by its flagship facility, Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is a 488-bed acute tertiary care facility specializing in heart health, transplant services, and cancer care. The Challenge  In 2011, Piedmont Healthcare …

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 For example, a contingent clinician with outdated credentials could expose a facility to substantial fines, penalties, and even …

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. …