Should Hospitals Focus on Eliminating Their Agency Staff?

It's a question that never seems to go away. Can hospitals truly eliminate all of their agency usage? Perhaps a better question is – should they? From a management perspective, the healthcare staffing industry seems to be one of the last to see the usage of temporary labor as being negative. By now we've all…

How Much Can VMS Really Save You?

Recently, the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) put out a report on how much Vendor Management is saving companies that have adopted VMS as a management solution for contingent labor. According to the SIA “The results were based on findings from the 2009 Contingent Buyer Survey, conducted in September 2009, and reflect the opinions of buyer…

The Healthcare Staffing Technology Search Engine

Today I’m launching another Google Custom Search Engine (CSE) for the healthcare staffing industry titled “Healthcare Staffing Technology Providers Search.” I have complied a list of several companies in the U.S. (as well as a few other relevant sites) that deliver healthcare staffing technology services and included them in this engine. Examples of such technology…