We Won’t Go Back: Dismantle Barriers to Healthcare Practice

The pandemic has sent a clear message that artificial barriers to mobility and professional practice by nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals are dangerous to our nation’s ...

Vaccine Planning? Include Your Contracted Providers

Recently, our hospitals have started administering Covid-19 vaccination to our healthcare workers. This should come as fantastic news, as it would seem that a very valuable protection ...

How North Dakota Failed Its Nurses & What We Can Learn From It

Recently, the governor of North Dakota made an extraordinary announcement that sent shockwaves through the nursing community: hospitals in that state would allow nurses who had tested ...

The Year of the Patient: ‘Patient experience’ the competitive differentiator in 2021

From telemedicine to a blended care model, experts have predicted that 2021 is poised to be the year of the patient. While providing the best service possible has long been the mantra ...

The Impending Skills Gap in Healthcare

Normally, healthcare workers — nurses, therapists, etc. — will complete classroom as well as in-person practical clinical training as part of the education required to practice ...

Telehealth – It’s About People Plus Innovation, Not Just Technology

Telehealth is one of the fastest-growing healthcare industries – and for very good reason. During the pandemic, the benefits of bringing the healing arts to any patient anywhere via ...

Election Results: What’s at Stake for the US Staffing Industry

As we hear that Americans are casting their votes for our next president in record numbers by mail or in person early, as a businessman and entrepreneur, I think about how the outcome ...

If Left Untreated: The Fallout of Nurse Fatigue and Burnout

It seems like only yesterday we were raising the flag on the importance of our nurses and their impact on quality outcomes and patient care always, but particularly in the midst of ...

The Importance of Defining Independent Contractor Status for Locum Tenens

Even before the term gig economy described the modern labor market, locum tenens was a highly sought-after profession. The flexible, mobile nature of locum tenens means professionals ...

Covid-19 Drives Disparity in Healthcare Staffing Demand

Before this year’s pandemic, the term “talent shortage” was ubiquitous, applying to most occupations within healthcare staffing. However, with spikes in demand to treat Covid-19 ...

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