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The Real Cost of Turnover in Healthcare Staffing
In light of The Great Resignation, there is a growing labor shortage in healthcare. At a time when we need our healthcare professionals the most, they are experiencing burnout like never before and leaving the bedside, and even the healthcare workforce entirely.
By Supplemental Health Care Feb 9, 2022
Why You Should Care About Implicit Bias in Healthcare
In 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. shared at the Medical Committee on Human Rights, “Of all forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhuman.”
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 17, 2022
Healthcare Staffing Trends to Watch in 2022
As we close out 2021 and look to continue our work in the new year, I am reminded of how grateful I am to be in healthcare staffing. Across the country, Supplemental Health Care is making a difference everywhere care is delivered: in underserved communities, hospitals, healthcare facilities, homes, schools, and correctional facilities. Our teams are doing meaningful and significant work to ensure that patients across the country are receiving the care they need.
By Vickie Anenberg Jan 12, 2022
How to Support Our Healthcare Workers Right Now
For close to two years now, time and again, we have read about or witnessed first-hand the bravery and dedication of our nation’s healthcare professionals. No one could have foreseen the incredible stress and strain the COVID-19 pandemic would place on the shoulders of those entrusted with providing healthcare to the masses.
By Linda McDonnell Nov 24, 2021
Top Considerations for a Safe Return to School
A third year of school is now being impacted by COVID-19, but school professionals have learned many lessons through the challenges. This new school year will continue to be affected by policy changes, mental health concerns, potential regression, and many other factors, so it's important to consider how to best keep students safe and healthy.
By Supplemental Health Care Aug 25, 2021
5 Benefits to Fostering Diversity in Healthcare
In healthcare, representation and inclusion are so important. Patient populations are diverse, so care needs to reflect the different backgrounds and experiences of individuals. Diversity amongst providers can also help deliver higher quality care with more understanding and representation. Healthcare systems can also see advancements and better outcomes by promoting diversity with their staffing and patient care.
By Supplemental Health Care Jul 1, 2021
Manage Your Staffing with an MSP Program
Managing a workforce of hundreds of talented healthcare professionals can be extremely challenging. These programs are complex and time consuming. Throughout the year, demand for various healthcare professionals can ebb and flow. Seasonal spikes, life changes for staff members, and surprises like a global pandemic can cause shifts to staffing needs.
By Supplemental Health Care Jun 23, 2021
How a Referral Program Benefits Everyone
Word of mouth and referrals are the most powerful and most relied on source for many decisions. Even with the rise of the internet and readily available reviews, people still ask their friends, families, and coworkers their opinions before making major decisions. This is especially true when looking for a new job or staffing agency.
By Supplemental Health Care Jun 10, 2021
The New Normal in Healthcare
Like so many of you, I am ready to transition to the hope and promise of a new year. And while 2020 was filled with challenges and uncertainty, I feel it is important to look back with clear eyes to review what we have learned and to also look forward to see where we should focus our attention in 2021.
By Greg Palmer Jan 7, 2021
How School Nursing Will Look Different This Year
Back to school is already right around the corner, and with the continued challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic across the country, the classroom setting will certainly look different from years past. As we all navigate the new normal, the health and safety of students and faculty should continue to be at the forefront of the discussion.
By Supplemental Health Care Jul 30, 2020
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