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How COVID-19 Impacted the Physician Staffing Market
The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the healthcare field in ways we’re still learning about. However, when it comes to the physician ...
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Is High Turnover Impacting Your Patient Experience?
It’s common business knowledge that it’s more costly to replace an existing customer with a new one. Building a customer ...
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Why Locum Tenens Opportunities Will Continue to Grow
The shortage of clinical providers is here. Physician, and nursing shortages, coupled with an increase in the aging Baby Boomer ...
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What’s the Cost of an Open Position at Your Hospital?
The U.S. shortage of clinical providers is increasing and it’s going to cost hospitals big money. The pandemic has only ...
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How Do I Reignite My Passion For The Medical Field?
Even before COVID-19 began to wreak havoc on clinical teams throughout the United States, burnout was still a major issue ...
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The Benefits of Telehealth in Today’s Times
The COVID-19 crisis has normalized the practice of virtual medicine. While these tools have been in use for decades, regulatory ...
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MedSource Consultants Announces Launch of Locum Tenens Division
Stamford, CT — August 21, 2020 — MedSource Consultants, a business specializing in healthcare recruiting, announced today the launch of ...
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MedSource Consultants Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
Stamford, CT — August 17, 2020 — MedSource Consultants, a business specializing in healthcare recruiting, is proud to announce national ...
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Self-Care Tips to Combat Burnout
Burnout is a real and persistent problem in healthcare today. The journal Cureus published a study in 2018 showing the ...
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A Decade in Review; the Many Milestones in Healthcare
Whether it’s a bad thing or good, healthcare is always “interesting.” The pace of change in our profession could be ...
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What Does President Trump’s Latest Immigration Proclamation Mean?
As many of you have heard by now, President Trump has signed a proclamation further suspending U.S. immigration policy on June 22, ...
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5 Technologies Impacting Patient Engagement
Patient engagement still matters in the competitive healthcare arena. While the COVID-19 pandemic distracted us momentarily from one of the ...
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How to Recover Your Medical Workforce Following a Crisis
Front line healthcare workers may have made it through the first surge of the COVID-19 pandemic. As some states begin ...
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What You Need to Know: The Latest Changes in Medical Licensing
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it, possibly forever. Healthcare is also changing, having been hit hard ...
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Best Ways to Stand Behind Frontline Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The American healthcare worker is routinely exposed to all kinds of illness but rarely one so virulent as COVID-19. The ...
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Telehealth Doesn’t Have to Be Cross Country: How Hospitals Are Adapting Amid COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world in myriad ways—possibly forever. Many companies have found ways to adapt to the ...
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How to Prepare for a Virtual Medical Job Interview
If you’ve never participated in a virtual medical job interview, it takes some getting used to. Unless you love seeing ...
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Best Interview Questions to Understand a Provider’s Soft Skills
Having strong soft skills in healthcare are crucial to care delivery. Soft skills are the personal characteristics healthcare workers exhibit ...
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The Pros and Cons of Locum Tenens Work
Locum Tenens, is just the fancy Latin way of saying temporary work.  To the doctor that just finished residency and ...
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Are Doctors Being Replaced by Robots?
James Cameron helped us realize our deepest fears about robots; that they would be better, more powerful than humans.  Movies ...
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Is Your Physician Burnout Impacting Patient Experience?
Provider burnout has reached staggering levels and there is plenty of data that suggests this is a major contributing factor ...
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The Must-Have Checklist for Physician Employment Contracts
The physician contracting process involves many steps in order to get it right.  We’ve made a  checklist of the must-have ...
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Shortage of Trained Psych NPs a Growing Threat
If you work in healthcare administration, clinical shortages are probably one of the biggest issues keeping you up at night. ...
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Making the Most Out of Your Relationship with Your Recruiter
“A relationship is a two-way street,” goes the timeworn adage.  This dynamic exists in every relationship, including the one you ...
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Strategies for Paying off Medical School Debt
The average doctor is up to his or her stethoscope in debt. The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) says ...
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5 Apps to Make Your Life as a Nurse Practitioner Easier
Those of us in the nursing profession know that apps make our lives easier. Minority Nurse reports 95 percent of ...
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Understanding The Passive Candidate and How to Recruit Them
“Do you know how to recruit passive candidates?”  This should be the first question you ask your on-site recruiters.   With ...
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10 Ways to Avoid Medical Malpractice
Let’s lead with some good news for a change: The rate of malpractice claims in the U.S. has steadily declined ...
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Improving Patient Experience with Technology
Leaders understand that the delivery of quality health care, combined with the drive for efficiency, juxtaposes patients seeking care from ...
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Telehealth Growing As a Strategic Initiative for Hospitals
In 10-15 years, healthcare as we know it will no longer exist.  Currently, it’s a boom time for telehealth. One ...
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Ways Outsourcing Physician Recruiting Can Lower Company Costs
An entire industry has been built around the idea of the supplemental service. Outsourcing is a way to add expertise ...
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How to Overcome Your Long-Distance Healthcare Job Search
Have you ever wanted to move away and start fresh somewhere else? Perhaps you found your dream job – but ...
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Is the Demand for Primary Care Impacting Physician Recruiting?
The short answer is a resounding, “Yes!” The demand for primary care providers is at an all-time high. The latest ...
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5 Pro-Tips on Finding Your First Job as an NP Grad
You work in a field known for its shortage of talent and is the worst we have ever experienced.  There ...
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Medical Technologies Changing the Scope of Your Practice
Whether you’re part of a large healthcare behemoth or a small independent practice, medical technology is changing the scope of ...
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Need to Know Items About Your Physician Signing Bonus
Signing bonuses are an important incentive for doctors to join clinical care teams. These financial incentives are increasing in many ...
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Is Texting the Future of Medical Staffing?
Is the new tool in healthcare recruiting as close as your smartphone? RevCycle Intelligence thinks so, and it makes sense; ...
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Keep Your Nurse Practitioners from Jumping Jobs With These Retention Tips
The job market is presently showing an engagement problem in tandem with historically low unemployment. This means that employees are ...
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The Night Shift: Mistakes Hospitals Make When Staffing Clinical Teams
Every medical clinician has done it, most dislike it, few love it.  That it is the night shift.  Policemen and ...
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8 Ways to Make The Most Out of Your Clinical Rotation
The student nurse’s first clinical rotation is both stressful and exciting. It’s your first chance to really apply what you’ve ...
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How Much Revenue Does a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Generate?
Innovators Innovating Healthcare On their Own Terms
As Plato said, necessity is the mother of innovation. Some innovation is outstanding and monumental – penicillin, organ transplantation, aspirin, ...
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The Most Common Job Search Mistakes Physicians Make
You might not consider that a physician can make a mistake when searching for a job, but they certainly can. ...
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Three Key Sessions at AMSA’s Annual Convention
The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is the nation’s largest trade group dedicated to the emerging clinician. This network of ...
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What’s Causing Physicians to Quit Their Jobs?
There’s a problem in our nation’s physician pool and our doctors are in crisis. HCPro reports that one in three ...
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Average Revenue Generated by Primary Care Physicians and Specialists
Primary care -- defined as family practice, general internal medicine and pediatrics – providers draw in their fair share of ...
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10 Things No One Tells You About Pursuing a Career in Medicine
Ask a practicing doctor or nurse if they would have pursued their clinical practice had they known the difficulties inherent ...
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Tips for Finding a Nurse Practitioner Job Out-of-State
Even in a four percent unemployment market, it’s tough to find work out-of-state. HR managers and recruiters typically are more ...
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The Top Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2019
The constant in healthcare for 2019 is change. While the paradigm shift from volume to value is still sorting itself ...
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Is Free Medical School the Answer to the Country’s Doctor Shortage?
On the surface, the growing physician shortage in the United States can seem counterintuitive, because medical careers are among the ...
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4 Conferences Healthcare Professionals Should Attend
As a healthcare professional, you’ll have many conferences to choose from to sharpen your skills. From educational to strategic, there ...
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Finding the Balance Between Work and Life in Healthcare
Professionals in a number of different fields experience stress and burnout, and struggle with finding the equivalent of the Holy ...
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Healthcare Recruiting: 5 Key Reasons to Consider Being a Physician Assistant
For many people, pursuing a career in medicine and healthcare stems from a desire to help people. Of course with ...
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How to Make the Most of the 15-Minute Med Check
Doing more with less has become something of a cultural mantra, and the medical realm is no exception. From getting ...
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Addressing the Physician Shortage in Your Hiring Practice
The looming physician shortage in the United States is very real. According to data from the Association of American Medical ...
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5 Ways to Make Sure You Recruit the Right Nurse Practitioner
When it comes to finding top-tier talent that will excel in both their individual role and add long-term value to ...
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How Much Revenue Does a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Generate?
How Much Revenue Does a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Generate?
Considering an NP hire but unsure of the return on that investment?  When looking at the value-add of NPs to ...
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Why Are Hospitals Losing Millions?
Why Are Hospitals Losing Millions?
While the utilization of healthcare by patients is very high in the United States, hospitals are losing millions of dollars ...
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Your All-Inclusive Guide to Continuing Postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Education
Nurse practitioners perform a critical and indispensable role in the healthcare system and have never been in greater demand. The ...
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Healthcare’s Booms and Busts of 2018
Another amazing year has come and gone and excitement for the last year of the 21st century’s second decade is upon ...
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Backflips to Reducing Physician Turnover
Backflips to Reducing Physician Turnover
One of the least-discussed aspects and pain points of the healthcare industry is the cost associated with high physician turnover. ...
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Deciding Between NP or PA: Which Career is a Better Fit for You?
So, you’ve decided to pursue a career in healthcare – congratulations! Whether you choose to take the road of a ...
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A Firestorm That Started on Social Media: A Glimpse of Sexism Toward NPs?
If there’s a profession where highly skilled and educated female professionals would command respect and appreciation for their abilities it ...
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Start the Conversation: Mental Health Wellness in the Workplace for Physicians
Once considered among the ultimate taboos, open discussions about mental health – particularly in the workplace – were typically likened ...
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10 Questions Physicians Must Ask When Considering A Counter Offer
You’re coming down the home stretch. You’ve received an excellent offer for a new job opportunity, and it’s time to ...
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Avoid These Mistakes When Changing Jobs as a Physician
A medical career, like the hit ABC drama, Grey’s Anatomy, is supposed to last forever right? You made the sacrifices, ...
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Turning the Tables – Best Questions Physicians and Nurse Practitioners Should Ask An Interviewer
You swore it wouldn’t, couldn’t happen again. You asked all the questions that clearly explained the compensation package, the on-call ...
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How Much Did That Bad Hire Just Cost You? We’ll Tell You.
In Good to Great, Jim Collins states, “The most important decisions that employers make are not what decisions, but who decisions.”  In an era where ...
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Blockchain, Bitcoin, EHRs – oh my!
2018 was the year of bitcoin. Over the year, prices for bitcoin hit historic highs and fell just as fast ...
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5 Ways TV Medical Dramas are Changing Patient’s Perceptions
In a quiet emergency room, a team of EMTs bursts through the doors with an unconscious male patient. Immediately, a ...
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Harnessing the Power of Patient-Driven Data in Healthcare
Imagine a model of healthcare that’s always available and driven by data, so you’re continuously collecting data from your body, ...
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Emotional IQ Can Make You a Better Physician
Physicians spend many years studying to become medical providers. During the course of their studies, they learn how to interpret ...
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A Checklist to Help Healthcare Organizations Streamline Credentialing
 As healthcare systems look to woo physicians and advanced practice professionals, achieving a seamless process in the credentialing department is ...
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The Hospital I Work for Just Merged: What Should I Do Now?
The rate of mergers and acquisitions in the last year is downright dizzying. Some say they are up there with ...
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Extra Incentives to Increase Your Hospital Staff’s Career Satisfaction
In today’s low unemployment market, hiring and retaining medical staff is a challenging task. For healthcare systems and hospitals, the ...
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners: Rising to Meet the Challenge
As the stigma of mental health fades, and the connection between medical care and behavioral health becomes ever more apparent, ...
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Going Out of Business: Healthcare Bankruptcies and Financial Concerns on the Rise and Growing
Last year healthcare bankruptcy filings more than tripled according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The rate of bankruptcies for companies worth ...
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7 Ways AI Is Changing Medicine As We Speak
Artificial intelligence is a topic that should interest us all – as it revolutionizes the world with every second and in ...
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JP Morgan’s 2018 Conference Insights That Healthcare Organizations Should be Considering
In 1983, J.P. Morgan created Wall Street’s leading investor conference focused on healthcare. Now, 35 years later, the event is ...
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Is There a Difference in the Way Female Nurse Practitioners Are Treated?
With the recent national discussions regarding workplace gender inequality, it is crucial to evaluate all workplaces and industries in order ...
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The Impact of a Hospital Merger and Acquisitions on Personnel and Hiring
The business of medicine is dynamic and under constant revenue assault. Government and private insurance remittances are declining in the ...
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Five Critical Skills of Great Leaders: Making a Transformational Impact
When you look back and consider which leaders had the greatest influence in your life, do you seek ways to ...
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Writing Cover Letters that Count
Despite what you may think, it is a well-written cover letter – not your resume – that will single-handedly increase ...
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Planning in Uncertainty: Examining the Future of Federal Loan Repayment
For all student borrowers, including medical students, any unpredictability in addressing student loan repayment amplifies the challenges of a difficult (and sometimes ...
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Interview-Winning Medical CV Best Practices
To understand the weight a compelling Curriculum Vitae has, one must put themselves in the shoes of a prospective employer. Let’s ...
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Choosing the Right Medical Specialty Based on Salary (Infographic)
No matter where you fall in your medical career, money never stops being a concern. Perhaps you’re a recent graduate ...
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Immigration Ban Has No Clear Impact on Match Outcome
What does it mean to match? For some, it means “swiping right” could match you with your future life partner. ...
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Travel Ban Will Hit U.S. Healthcare Where it Hurts: Primary Care
Of all the people affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending immigration from six Muslim-majority nations, one group is of particular ...
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Is the Doctor Out? The 3 Major Challenges Affecting Independent Practitioners in 2017
It was a dream of Dr. Brian Ackerman to hang a shingle. Immediately after residency, he did what most physicians ...
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Six Sigma: Optimizing Efficiency in Healthcare
The growing healthcare organization realized that it had a big problem. The senior leadership team needed to strengthen the organization's ...
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An Evolution of Mental Health Care – the Future of Medical Legislation in America
Historically, stigma has been associated with most mental disorders.  Until recently, accessing comprehensive mental health care may have been nearly ...
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What the Healthcare Industry Can Learn From Pokemon Go
  On July 6, 2016, American software development company Niantic launched its new augmented-reality app, Pokemon Go. Within 13 hours of ...
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Why Top Search Firms Command High Fees
"When I need a heart bypass, rest assured that I would not select my surgeon on the basis of what ...
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8 Tips for an Optimal Healthcare Recruiting Process
“But… Doctor Silva…” The stunned talent acquisition managers could not believe their ears.  “This is difficult for us to understand.  We ...
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Why Culture is Critically Important to Healthcare Job Seekers
As a nurse practitioner, I’m bombarded with job opportunities. If I’m not being tweeted at, emailed, or called by a ...
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What Residents Want: A Call to Residency Program Directors
The air is rife with eager anticipation as young, budding physicians prepare for making a real difference.  It’s that time ...
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The Evolution of Healthcare in the 21st Century
The ambulance is speeding towards the hospital, sirens blaring and horn yelling for cars to pull aside.  It is becoming ...
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Nurse Practitioners & Physicians in Primary Care: A Dynamic Duo
Both nurse practitioners and physicians provide high-quality, expert primary care services to patients across the United States. Day to day, ...
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2016 Telehealth Trends for Nurse Practitioners
The 40 years of telemedicine research coupled with the growing momentum for patient-centered care has created the perfect storm for an explosion ...
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Integrating Healthcare, Why its Important
After receiving a diagnosis of infertility, a young woman commits suicide. Privately, she had been struggling with overwhelming despair - ...
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APP to MD: Is it Right for You?
As an Advanced Practice Professional, you’ve spent years of hard work getting to this point.  Undergraduate and graduate school, board exams, ...
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Physician, Know Thyself: 5 Signs of Burnout
Phones are ringing off the hook at the front desk – the receptionist is reminding you of all the messages ...
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How Will Mobile Technology Impact the Future of Healthcare?
A physician arriving at work is greeted by the following message: “Hi, doc. I need to cancel my appointment.  I’ve ...
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Preventing A Hospital Data Breach
If you think that cybercriminals are only interested in hijacking credit card data from big retailers or taking down government ...
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Common Roadblocks for Physician Employment Contracts
Some physicians have a hard time grasping the concept of principled negotiations.  They see a negotiation as a battle rather ...
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Agents Of Change: How Nurse Practitioners Can Be The Difference
The end of open enrollment in 2014 saw 15 million Americans who were previously uninsured obtain coverage thanks to the ...
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6 Ways Telehealth Will Change Healthcare
The Telehealth revolution has begun.  Very simply, it is the delivery of clinical diagnosis, consultation, education, and the treatment and monitoring of ...
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Why Nurse Practitioners Have the Best Job in America
Few jobs offer great pay and a sense of deep personal and professional satisfaction – as well as nearly infinite job ...
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Want a Great NP? Look for These 3 Qualities
By definition, nurse practitioners (NPs) are advanced healthcare professionals who possess top-notch assessment skills and can diagnose and treat a wide variety ...
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Physicians: Six Tips For Managing Your Online Reviews
People rely on customer reviews to make purchasing decisions like never before.  Online ratings help empowered shoppers decide on a ...
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Ten Rules to Make Your Resignation a Resounding Success
You have just received that long-awaited phone call of congratulations, making your new job offer official. Your work is about ...
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Physicians Benefit from Collaboration with NPs and PAs
Delivering an optimal level of health care is the primary focus for all clinicians, regardless of title. Nurse practitioners, physician ...
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Funding for Physician Training: Behind the Times?
The Affordable Care Act, or better known as Obamacare, is expected to increase patient demand for medical service. Originally signed ...
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4 Strategies for Recruiting Physicians to Rural Practices
Health professions workforce shortages are exacerbated in rural areas, where communities struggle to attract and keep well-trained clinicians. In the ...
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Stop Using The Term “Mid-Level Practitioner”
Mid-level.  Subpar.  Inferior.  Terms that most would certainly not associate with someone who has obtained a graduate degree and possesses ...
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Improving Patient Outcomes with Medical Homes
The mantra of medical facilities across the nation has become: Improve care.  Improve health.  Lower costs. Achieving each of these ...
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Finding A Job After Residency: A 12 Month Guide
In the words of Winston Churchill, “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the ...
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Healthcare Recruiting and Accountable Care Organizations
With the current transition facing the healthcare industry based on the influence of the affordable care act, the need for ...
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Certificates of Added Qualifications for PAs
Since the Physician Assistant program began in the mid-1960s at Duke University, the options for specialization have ranged across primary care, surgical, ...
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Metrics-Driven Healthcare
Healthcare providers of today are facing operational challenges unlike any they have encountered before as sweeping healthcare reform initiatives are ...
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Ideal Physician Candidate Has Accepted Your Job: Now What?
A deal has finally been made. After months of detailed discussions and interviews, the candidate that you were determined to ...
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Successful Healthcare Recruiting: A Two-Way Street
Have you ever turned your car onto a one-way street and realized you are heading in the wrong direction?  It’s ...
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The Impact of Nurse Practitioner Legislation on Your Organization
As most medical practices are aware, there is a dynamic shift taking place in the landscape of service providers. Nurse ...
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Using Technology To Recruit Medical Millennials
A study conducted by the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation found that 75% of the workforce will be dominated by ...
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Healthcare Reimbursement Based On Quality Outcomes
Necessary. Life-saving. Wellness. All terminology and codes for health care sought by consumers and covered by insurers. Medical jargon and ...
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The Passive Physician Candidate: The 86 Percent Solution
Here is the gist of what you will really like about the most qualified physician candidates you may never meet. ...
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Healthcare Recruitment Agency: The Advantages
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "The future belongs to those who prepare for it." In the healthcare industry, these words ...
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