Employer News & Advice
Can Technology Help Meet the Rising Pressure to Fill Vacant Nursing Jobs?
The demand for nurses has been on the rise for several years, spurred by various economic and demographic factors. And demand for nurses is projected to increase. In fact, in a March 2008 statement by The Council on Physician and Nurse Supply, an independent group of health care leaders based at the University of Pennsylvania, stated that 30,000 additional nurses should be graduated annually to meet the nation's healthcare needs, an expansion of 30% over the current number of annual nurse graduates.
How To Spot The Right Person
Someone recently asked me: 'I've got a good number of candidates for my vacancy. How do I make sure I choose the right person?' Here are some ideas that will help you.
Who's the First Person to Greet Your Customer?
I approached her sliding glass window and stood in back of a gentleman whom I assumed she was helping. After about three minutes, I realized he was waiting for the office manager and she could have acknowledged my presence.
Should a Physician Outsource Medical Billing Services?
This is a very difficult decision for any physician and partially boils down to this or her own personal ideology and comfort level.
Electronic Medical Records - Are There Reasons for Low Implementation?
Electronic medical records promise to make the future of healthcare brighter for patients and medical providers, yet across the board, it's estimated only 10 to 15 percent of doctors even use them. If the promises of EMRs are so grand, why don't more healthcare professionals take advantage?