Retain your Health Care Specialists in a Changing Economy

Through the deep recession of 2008-2009, healthcare employers could pretty well count on their workers to stay put, even clinical specialists in particularly high demand. But with the economy on the mend, some health care professionals inevitably will start to look for greener pastures. That’s why executives and managers at hospitals and other health care providers are renewing their efforts to retain those hard-to-replace specialists in whom they’ve invested substantial resources.

March a Record Month for Healthcare Jobs

In March healthcare added another 37,000 jobs – the most so far this year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…. Even with the new jobs being created, healthcare – like other fields – needs to be carefully considered before a potential employee accepts a job.

An Integrated Workforce Planning Strategy for the Health Services

White Paper Summary Workforce planning must take into account the availability of the health workforce. It is necessary that health sector employers work closely with the education institutions to produce graduates that meet the competency requirements for employment. The proper skill mix

Experts Name 9 ways to Fix Healthcare Workforce Shortage

Article Summary The United States needs to invest more in primary care providers – one of nine ways to increase the healthcare workforce, according to the Center for American Progress. In a new report released Thursday, Ellen-Marie Whelan and Daniel Derksen of

Advance Diversity in the Workforce through the New Health Law

Article Summary With 32 million additional Americans eligible for coverage in 2014 through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), health care systems will need to identify physicians, community health centers, and other providers who can provide care to these newly

Healthcare Transformation Using Information Technology

Report Summary In  2008, HIMSS called for major recommendations to transform healthcare using health information technology (IT). The years 2009 and 2010 were momentous for healthcare transformation in the United States when many of these recommendations were enacted into law and are

Global Medical Education and Social Change

White Paper Summary The Program in Global Medical Education and Social Change, housed within the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, seeks to forge long-term academic partnerships to support the education of health professionals and to create

Hiring Trends Moving Into 2011

White Paper Summary The hiring trends survey was conducted to better understand the emerging trends in the City of New York and Tri-State area moving into 2011. We surveyed our team of experienced recruiters to get their viewpoints on industry demands, compensation

2010 Healthcare Recruitment Overview

Article Summary With the broader economy recovering only in fits and starts, healthcare hiring in 2010 will lag the robust growth rates seen in previous years. Hospitals and other provider organizations will see less turnover and fewer increases in headcount, but recruitment