My MSP/VMS Is Not Delivering; Should I Switch Providers?

by Fanie Pieterse

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.

MSP and VMS in Healthcare: What’s the Difference?

by Fanie Pieterse

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

MSP and VMS in Healthcare: What’s the Best Solution for You?

by Fanie Pieterse

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

AHSA Cares partners with Paper Angels for 2018 holiday season

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

AHSA’s Lauren Reiter gives back through Little Hats, Big Hearts

by Lauren Reiter

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