Temporary Physician Staffing Trends: Survey Data from Staff Care

This week, Staff Care – the locum tenes division of AMN Healthcare – released the results of a recent survey regarding temporary physician staffing trends. The data is from from 2011 and has several interesting findings. Locum tenens physicians remain a commonly used resource for most healthcare facility administrators. For the fifth year in a…

AMN Study: Use of Social Media and Mobile by Healthcare Professionals

Last Week AMN Healthcare put out their 2nd annual study of the social media and mobile usage by healthcare professionals. According to the results of the survey, when it comes to social media usage – …physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and pharmacists are networking with colleagues, tracking down job leads and applying for new positions…

The Healthcare Staffing Report Headline News (03.21.11 – 03.25.11)

This weeks headline news stories from The Healthcare Staffing Report. Here is a list of this weeks top Headline News: Monday: Acquisition Strategy Paying Off for AMN Tuesday: Decreased Nurse Interruptions Lead to Better Care Wednesday: Has Demand for Healthcare Staffing Returned? Thursday: Urgent Care Centers Fill Critical Gap in Healthcare Friday:  Hospitals Satisfied with…

AMN Survey of Healthcare Professional Social Media Usage

Yesterday, AMN Healthcare released the results of a recent survey titled Healthcare Professionals Add Social Media to Their Job Search Process, Networking. AMN received over 1200 respondents answering several questions on their use of social media for things like networking and finding a job. Some of the highlights include: Nurses have had a significantly shorter…

AMN Poll: Reform may worsen healthcare worker shortage

In partnership with The Council on Physician and Nurses Supply, AMN Healthcare released the results of a recently conducted poll of hospital CEOs suggesting that healthcare reform will exacerbate the shortage of healthcare professionals. "While the short-term economic environment may have temporarily eased the ability to recruit and retain clinical staff, the long-term dynamics of…