Automation, artificial intelligence, robots and new technology are all terms that are creeping into everyday conversation more and more when discussing the future of the American workforce. But are these concepts really taking over everyday jobs?
Nurses are the backbone of patient care and satisfaction, that is why it is so alarming to know that there is a significant shortage of them in the US. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics projections, by 2022 there will be more than 3.2 million jobs for Registered Nurses and more than 1 million vacancies. With a large percentage of nurses retiring and less nurses being prepared to fill their roles, the challenge of overcoming the nurse shortage is imminent.
Did you know that February is National Heart Month? What better way to celebrate the month of love than taking care of your heart. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States . Many of us fall victims to bad habits that cause our heart to work harder and deteriorate faster. However, there are numerous simple ways to start taking better care of your heart
Patient satisfaction has always been a core principle of healthcare facilities but now with satisfaction scores having a direct impact on the bottom line, the measure and management of patient satisfaction has become a top priority at health systems across the country. Initially patient satisfaction measures and surveys were implemented to help lower healthcare costs nationwide..
Every new year calls for something new. New events occurring, new resolutions, new expectations and as we are a healthcare staffing company, we must be aware of the new changes that the healthcare industry will bring in 2017. PwC reports that 2017 will be a year of equilibrium for medical costs. The forces that increase health costs are being tempered by a demand for value in the New Health Economy.
A recent study by Intuit predicted that by 2020, 40 percent of American workers will be temporary employees or independent contractors. Between the entry of millennials into the workplace, and the rapid evolution of technology - the opportunity to work remotely and independently is not only becoming increasing more popular but easier to get into.