Healthcare News & Insights

The doctor is out: 4 ways to fill staffing gaps in health care

It’s always a struggle for medical practices to find full-time, quality hires, and the challenge is exacerbated by a serious physician shortage expected to grow worse in the coming decade. This challenge is even harder when you’re trying to fill a temporary position. MaryAnn Stolgitis, VP of operations at a national recruiting and staffing firm, […] [MORE]

Use of locum tenens NPs and PAs rose significantly in 2013

Did your hospital employ any locum tenens last year? If so, you were part of a big crowd — 90% of healthcare organizations used locum tenens in 2013. Two groups that experienced significant growth from 2012 to 2013 were locum tenens nurse practitioners (NPs) whose use almost tripled and locum tenens physician assistants (PAs) whose use […] [MORE]