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Importance of Clean Data to Contain Agency Spend

Importance of Clean Data to Contain Agency Spend

July 30, 2020/By Jeff Niles

Access to the right data at the right time is essential to containing agency spend and meeting increased healthcare demands. Accurate or ‘clean’ data ensures health systems don’t fly blind—providing leverage for vendor negotiations, rapid staffing fulfillment, and additional cost management activities. For every expense category in the hospital, you rely on data. Data drives most decisions about spending and yet when it comes to contingent labor costs, often organizations don’t have a clear picture. Wouldn’t you like the same level of control and insight into agency spending that you have with other operational expenditures? 

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How to Combat the Healthcare Staffing Shortage During a Pandemic

How to Combat the Healthcare Staffing Shortage During a Pandemic

July 10, 2020/By Jeff Niles

Locum tenens, nursing, and allied health professionals are essential components in the battle against coronavirus (COVID-19) and all of its variants, including the highly contagious Delta variant that has caused recent spikes in cases. Healthcare Workforce Logistics (HWL) is offering healthcare delivery organizations a rapid response staffing program designed to meet urgent staffing needs driven by increased demand for healthcare professionals and shortages of core staff due to the COVID-19 pandemic.    

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Post COVID-19 Assessment & Path Forward

Post COVID-19 Assessment & Path Forward

June 04, 2020/By Jeff Niles

Even as health systems are breathing a sigh of relief in the home stretch of the first wave of COVID-19 patients, they are facing staggering financial disruptions of key service lines. Some health systems continue to have surge staff needs and others are furloughing employees. In either case, all organizations should take this opportunity to thoroughly assess all aspects of staffing needs and processes and evaluate how best to progress forward. 

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CFO’s Guide to Managing Locum Spend

CFO’s Guide to Managing Locum Spend

May 14, 2020/By Trevor Strauss, MBA

Locum tenens healthcare providers can be lifesavers for organizations who need additional providers, even though they come with a higher price tag than fully employed providers. Given an aging population and an aging physician workforce, the need for Locums is expected to continue to climb.

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Increased Staffing Support for COVID-19

Increased Staffing Support for COVID-19

April 23, 2020/By Jonathan Ward

With states across the country scrambling to open more coronavirus (COVID-19) testing centers and to maintain adequate hospital staffing levels for increased inpatients, the need for licensed and credentialed healthcare clinicians is surging nationwide. COVID-19 is driving demand for more locum tenens physicians, nursing staff, and allied healthprofessionals to provide care and man testing centers to administer the COVID-19 test—a crucial component in the fight against this deadly contagion. 

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JACKSON HEALTHCARE ANSWERS THE CALL TO HELP GEORGIA DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

JACKSON HEALTHCARE ANSWERS THE CALL TO HELP GEORGIA DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

April 17, 2020/By Jeff Niles

State of Georgia Calls on Jackson Healthcare to Fulfill Healthcare Staffing Needs in Fight Against COVID-19.

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HWL Launches COVID-19 Rapid Response Staffing Program

HWL Launches COVID-19 Rapid Response Staffing Program

March 16, 2020/By Trevor Strauss, MBA

 

HWL is offering healthcare delivery organizations a rapid response staffing program designed to meet the urgent staffing needs that may be driven by increased demand for healthcare professionals and shortages of core staff due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   

 

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Case Study - Hartford HealthCare: Standardizing Locums Management With VMS Technology

Case Study - Hartford HealthCare: Standardizing Locums Management With VMS Technology

February 14, 2020/By Trevor Strauss, MBA

With 30,00 colleagues serving 185 towns and cities and 360 locations, Hartford HealthCare is one of the Northeast's largest healthcare networks. In addition to operating the state's largest behavioral health network Hartford HealthCare provides a large multispecialty physician group that continues to grow rapidly.

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How an Agency Can Help You Find a Locum Tenens Physician

How an Agency Can Help You Find a Locum Tenens Physician

January 23, 2020/By Trevor Strauss, MBA

America's healthcare system has its foot stuck on a train track and the evening express is hurtling down the track.

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How to Pick the Right Vendor Management System (VMS) for Your healthcare system

How to Pick the Right Vendor Management System (VMS) for Your healthcare system

December 10, 2019/By Jeff Niles

During a work year, organizations lose 6,500 hours dealing with manual processes related to managing staffing suppliers.

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100% FILL RATE AND SIGNIFICANT COST SAVINGS IN CONTINGENT STAFFING:  HOW A 330+ BED HOSPITAL SAVED TIME AND MONEY WHILE INCREASING QUALITY   (CASE STUDY)

100% FILL RATE AND SIGNIFICANT COST SAVINGS IN CONTINGENT STAFFING:  HOW A 330+ BED HOSPITAL SAVED TIME AND MONEY WHILE INCREASING QUALITY   (CASE STUDY)

October 28, 2019/By Jeff Niles

Front line managers at SwedishAmerican Hospital reported that their antiquated systems and inconsistent process for securing temporary staff was “a nightmare.”  Since partnering with HWL, leadership reports that “the change in process is like night and day.” 

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MSP vs. VMS: How Are They Different?

MSP vs. VMS: How Are They Different?

October 18, 2019/By Jeff Niles

Today’s workforce is evolving. No longer are all workers employed with one company working 9 to 5.

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How Do Healthcare Provider Organizations Benefit from Locum Tenens?

How Do Healthcare Provider Organizations Benefit from Locum Tenens?

September 12, 2019/By Jeff Niles

Originally published May 2018. Updated on November 17, 2020.

The U.S. health sector has seen tremendous growth over the last century. Demand for medical providers is outpacing the supply so organizations are turning to provider staffing firms to fill the gaps. In fact, the healthcare staffing market is expected to hit $43.5 billion by 2025.

More and more healthcare provider organizations are turning to locum, or locum tenens to keep up with the increasing demands.

Read, ‘How an Agency Can Help You Find a Locum Tenens Physician.’

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HWL launches partnership for locums management for Healthcare Council of the National Capital Area and National Capital Area Shared Services

HWL launches partnership for locums management for Healthcare Council of the National Capital Area and National Capital Area Shared Services

September 04, 2019/By Jeff Niles

Healthcare Workforce logistics (HWL) has been engaged to manage a Locums Managed Service Program (MSP) for Healthcare Council of the National Capital Area (HCNCA) and National Capital Area Shared Services (NCASS) including HWL proprietary Locums VMS.

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HWL launches partnership for locums management for Maine Hospital Solutions

HWL launches partnership for locums management for Maine Hospital Solutions

August 16, 2019/By Jeff Niles

Healthcare Workforce logistics (HWL) has been engaged to manage a Locums Managed Service Program (MSP) for Maine Hospital Solutions (MHS) including HWL proprietary Locums VMS.

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Locums Management Case Study - Acadia Healthcare

Locums Management Case Study - Acadia Healthcare

April 02, 2019/By Jeff Niles

Join us on the ASPR Innovation Stage

Monday, April 8th 3:45 PM - Exhibition Hall

Read the Case Study

Come and hear how HWL featured client Acadia Healthcare leveraged HWL Locums VMS and MSP to streamline processes, eliminate billing errors, generate real time reports, and lower costs. 

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HWL Launches Partnership to Manage Locums MSP for Colorado Hospital Association Shared Services

HWL Launches Partnership to Manage Locums MSP for Colorado Hospital Association Shared Services

February 20, 2019/By Jonathan Ward

Healthcare Workforce logistics (HWL) has been engaged to manage a Locums Managed Service Program (MSP) for the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) including HWL proprietary Locums VMS.

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HWL launches partnership for locums management for azhha

HWL launches partnership for locums management for azhha

November 19, 2018/By Jonathan Ward

Healthcare Workforce logistics (HWL) has been engaged to manage a Locums Managed Service Program (MSP) for the Arizona Healthcare and Hospital Association (AzHHA) including HWL proprietary Locums VMS.

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The Importance of Vendor Neutrality

The Importance of Vendor Neutrality

October 29, 2018/By Jeff Niles

 

Definition: Vendor Neutrality...

...is a business and design approach that seeks to ensure broad compatibility and interchangeability of vendors and technologies. The model encompasses standardization, non-proprietary design principles and unbiased business practices.

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4 TALENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR 2019

4 TALENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR 2019

October 12, 2018/By Jeff Niles

 

Talent management - it's just a fancy term that those people in the human resources department often use, right? - wrong...

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