The Healthcare Staffing Report Headline News (09.12.11 – 09.16.11)

 This weeks headline news stories from The Healthcare Staffing Report. Here is a list of this weeks top Headline News: Monday: The Ins and Outs of Hospital Staffing Tuesday: Maxim Fined $150M in Criminal Case Wednesday: Is Nurse Retirement Obtainable Thursday: Hively Launches to Improve Customer Satisfaction and Feedback Gathering Friday: 4 IT Tweaks to Improve Hospital Efficiency   This Weeks…

The Healthcare Staffing Report Headline News (07.25.11 – 07.29.11)

 This weeks headline news stories from The Healthcare Staffing Report. Here is a list of this weeks top Headline News: Monday: Nurses Key Players in EHR Conversions Tuesday: The Future of Healthcare: Staffing Wednesday: ASA Staffing Index Up in July Thursday: 2011 List of Largest Healthcare Staffing Agencies  Friday: Nurses work to boost care for LGBT community   This Weeks Top…

Perks or Practice Environment? Shift Seen in What Nurses Value Most

More and more hospitals are figuring out that the work environment is a key attribute to retaining top healthcare professional talent. Pay and benefits are a huge motivator, but a good work environment focused on providing quality patient care and treating healthcare professionals properly is perhaps the best motivator for long term retention. In recent…

Hospital staffing automation can help you meet budget goals.

Last week I spoke at the NACHR Conference in Seattle on the benefits of automating your hospital staffing process.  Here are the notes from that talk. Almost everyone I speak with thinks healthcare is immune to economic downturns.  Any of us working in the healthcare staffing industry know otherwise.  Like almost every other sector of…