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Fight the Flu: 4 Steps to Prepare Your Hospital for the Epidemic

Every year, hospitals experience a surge of patients during flu season and work harder to make sure they are equipped to meet demand. The 2017–2018 flu season was especially grim, with influenza-like illness and hospitalization rates reaching record-breaking levels, resulting in 178 flu-related pediatric deaths[1]. Even though flu season comes every year, there is little hospitals can do to predict…

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How to Fill Your Physician Vacancies Faster with Locum Tenens and VMS

“The doctor is out.” No one wants to hear those words when they arrive at the hospital for urgent care. That’s why hospitals work tirelessly to ensure that they’re always staffed. But the process is still difficult and lengthy. Positions may stay open for much too long, and in the meantime, patients go without proper treatment while staff are burdened….

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Locum Tenens: Trends in Escalating Demand

How heavily does your organization rely on locum tenens? If you’re like a majority of hospitals and health systems, it’s quite a bit. In 2016, 94 percent of surveyed healthcare facility managers reported using locum tenens physicians. According to Staff Care, that’s a significant rise—in 2012, only 74 percent were using locum tenens. A further 76 percent reported using at least…

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Happy Nurses Week to those that come through when they are most needed!

Nurses Week is a time to celebrate nurses and the great work that they do in our communities. For ShiftWise, it’s a time to say thanks to the thousands of nurses that are assigned to work through our system every day in order to meet the needs of our clients and their patients. They are agency nurses, traveling nurses, float…

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In the world of healthcare, not everything is written in stone. Learn how to properly manage invoices, overtime, time slip approval, and more with ShiftWise’s helpful Tips & Tricks. 

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