Staffing agency SnapNurse picks new CEO
SnapNurse Inc., one of the fastest-growing private companies in the country, has a new CEO — its third in the last six months. Jeff Grant, the former chief operating officer of Thumbtack, will succeed Jeff Richards in the position, according to a news release Friday. Richards will serve as the Atlanta-based nurse staffing platform's chief operating officer and a member of its board of directors. Prior to SnapNurse, Grant held positions such as CEO of online driver safety platform… (Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 20, 2023 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Zach Armstrong Source Type: news

The Coming Collapse of the U.S. Health Care System
It’s four in the morning and you awaken with crushing chest pain. Your family calls 911 and paramedics arrive and diagnose a cardiac event. They inform you that they need to transport you forty-five minutes away because your two local hospitals have closed over the last several months. Even when you arrive at the hospital, there is massive overcrowding and they inform you that there are no ICU beds open for you in that fifty percent of the beds in the cardiac unit are “browned out” due to lack of staff. This nightmare is an all too familiar post pandemic reality about the delivery of health care in our co...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Robert Glatter and Peter Papadakos Tags: Uncategorized freelance health Source Type: news

President of Dallas-based Advantis Medical Staffing discusses supporting health care workers, avoiding burnout
Steve Belcher, president of Advantis Medical Staffing shares how his company is supporting healthcare workers to avoid burnout. (Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Moreno Source Type: news

MDstaffers CEO Tyler Covey to retire, COO Ryan Larkin to take his place
The CEO of a fast-growing local medical staffing company is stepping down at the end of this year. (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 20, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Anger as TikTok locums boast of £17,000 a month wage cheques as nurses prepare to strike over pay 
Medics in their 20s, fresh out of training, are leaving their posts in favour of temp work which can quadruple their health service earnings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Squeezed by Temp Nurse Costs, Hospital Groups Form Staffing Agencies Squeezed by Temp Nurse Costs, Hospital Groups Form Staffing Agencies
In an effort to manage the pandemic-related nursing shortage, more hospitals have formed in-house staffing teams.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Why U.K. Nurses Voted to Strike for the First Time Ever —and What That Means for Hospitals
It was late last Thursday when Naomi Fullen Somers, a young nurse at Derbyshire Community Health Services, finished tending to her last patient. The 23-year-old was used to working overtime most days of the week, but that day, her shift had been particularly long and stressful. As she walked to her car, she glanced at a notification that had popped up on her phone. It was an announcement from The Royal College of Nursing, which read, “Nursing staff vote to strike in the majority of NHS employers across the UK.” Somers sighed with relief: “I just thought, ‘thank god,’ because things really ne...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Astha Rajvanshi Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer Londontime Source Type: news

ED nonphysician practitioners boost imaging use
The use of nonphysician practitioners in emergency department (ED) setting...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Expanded authorization for nonphysician providers Nonphysician providers find growing role in radiology practices How to enhance practice revenue using video reporting Does increased use of head CT in the ED translate to overuse? 9 questions on how to bill for locum tenens services in radiology (Source: Headlines)
Source: Headlines - November 10, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Podcast: GMC review slams needless GP suspension, patient records chaos, GP sick pay fears
The team discusses the review into how the GMC handled the case of GP Dr Manjula Arora, what's going on with online patient access to their records and the gap between GP sick leave reimbursement and the actual cost of locums. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - November 3, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Podcast Source Type: news

Financial trap could force GP partners to work through burnout
GP partners off work with burnout are being forced to consider returning to their job before they feel ready because of a yawning gap between reimbursement for sickness absence and the actual cost of locum cover, GPonline has learned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - November 1, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice News Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Director of Publishing and Technology - UK, remote
Specifications:  Full Time (Permanent role)Salary:£85,000 per annumLocation:UK, homebased and remote-working (attendance at meetings will be expected to pursue development and build relations)Application Closing Date: Wednesday 19 October 2022, 9am GMTCochrane aims to put  evidence at the heart of health decision-making globally. We collaborate to produce trusted synthesized evidence, make it accessible to all, and advocate for its use.   Cochrane is seeking a Director of Publishing and Technology.Cochrane is a charity and a global, independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and other...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 6, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

I never thought I would be deployed for the Red Cross to help with Canada's shortage of doctors
Dr. Anthony Fong worked as a locum in Hay River, N.W.T., this fall. He found a backlog of patients and medical tasks, and met residents who were frustrated and afraid. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/North Source Type: news

Temporary staffing agencies see huge jump in income
Companies supplying agency staff to NHS trusts have seen their income increase dramatically, an HSJ analysis of financial documents shows. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 4, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical staffing workforce review, NHS Employers (published 26th September 2022)
This report provides insight into the key challenges faced by the medical staffing workforce and departments, and raises the profile of their work and important contribution. The report has been developed based on principles, that can be used to provide the framework for systems to begin discussions on how to work in a more collaborative way, and to support the need to make changes that will create new and more effective ways of working, meeting the needs of the service and staff. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trinisys taps HCTec co-founder William Bartholomew as new CEO
Bartholomew joins Trinisys from Brentwood-based health care IT staffing agency HCTec, where he was most recently president of the company, after working as its CEO until 2020. (Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news