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  • Short Falls: Staff vacancies perceived high when quality workers needed most

    December 2, 2013 - By Susan Salka, AMN Healthcare CEO Health policy makers and researchers have recently been having a healthy theoretical debate about shortages of nurses, physicians, and allied health professionals. Some predict dire shortfalls over the next two decades, while others question whether they will actually materialize, arguing that new models of patient care can dramatically reduce the problem.

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  • HRO Today: Social Media Savvy

    October 28, 2013 - Today's technology powers job connections and branding, and can position your organization as a great place to work.

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  • Five Things You Don't Know About Healthcare Reform

    August 21, 2013 - Insurance sign-ups are just around the corner for millions of Americans under healthcare reform, yet there's still much people don't know about this landmark legislation, particularly those changes occurring over the next decade inside hospitals, clinics and doctors' offices.

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  • EHR Dissatisfaction: A Tech or People Problem?

    May 16, 2013 - Surveys show high rates of dissatisfaction among clinicians about electronic health records systems implemented at their hospitals and health centers. But the real problem may be the lack of workforce training and readiness.

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  • Healthcare Cost Containment

    February 1, 2013 - As wages, benefits, and nonlabor costs for permanent registered nurses (RNs) trend upward, hospitals should reassess their approach to temporary nurse staffing.

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