Over the past decade, adoption of MSP programs and VMS technology to better manage healthcare staffing has grown dramatically. More than two thirds of travel nurses are being hired through MSP/VMS programs and further adoption and expansion is expected across all clinical staffing specialties.
With healthcare organizations experiencing faster-than-average employment growth and clinician unemployment rates at a low point, hiring managers are scrambling to recruit qualified clinicians to fill the gaps in their staff schedules. Initially, they cover their needs through working directly with a select number of trusted staffing agencies. However, as their temp
As a healthcare leader or hiring manager, if you are finding it more and more difficult to manage the gaps and inefficiencies of your contingent workforce program, you are not alone. It’s at that moment that healthcare executives may choose to implement a more streamlined, centralized model for the hiring of temporary staff. They may ask, “Should I adopt a VM
by Cade Webb
Santa has elves in the office! As another year goes by, the staff here at AHSA wanted to help make Christmas merry and bright for yet another family this year. By teaming up with the Paper Angels campaign through Traverse City’s Child and Family services, we were able to "adopt" a family. Once adopted, the campaign was able to give us a list of the items that
For the second year in a row, I participated in Little Hats, Big Hearts. This project is through the American Heart Association. Each year, I crochet red infant hats. This tiny pop of red helps raise awareness about congenital heart defects. All children born in the month of February at participating hospitals receive a red hat. In 2017 I sent my hats to Illinois, a