Tag Archives: Healthcare workforce

Leveraging Expertise From Abroad

How international nurses are alleviating the nursing shortage—and improving U.S. health systems.

By Tierney McAfee

The national nursing shortage is driving organizations in the United States to look outside the country for talent. But experts say recruiting international nurses is more than just a temporary solution—it’s a valuable opportunity to improve U.S. hospitals and health systems.

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Reducing Turnover, Increasing Retention

How nurse residency programs can help organizations add to their bottom line.

By Tierney McAfee

Nurse residency, or “grow your own,” programs are a critical part of the future of nursing. They’re not only helping organizations solve for the growing nurse shortage facing the U.S., they’re also helping participating healthcare systems and hospitals save money.

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Solving the Shortage Problem

How “Grow Your Own” RN programs are helping organizations build great talent while filling a gap.

By Tierney McAfee

They say change starts from within—and some forward-thinking hospitals and health systems are taking that sentiment to heart when it comes to addressing the nationwide shortage of qualified nurses.

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Getting More For Less

gettingmoreforlessThe many benefits healthcare organizations can achieve from a managed service program and its technology.

By Bob Livonius

Fear of change is a terrible thing, and if we all succumbed to it, no breakthrough progress would ever occur. In this era of healthcare transformation, change is unavoidable. Since organizations must control costs, improve quality, and expand coverage and fluctuating reimbursement policies, many are turning to managed serve providers (MSP) and vendor management systems (VMS) to achieve these goals.

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