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C-Suite Monitor – Q1 | 2019

A Newsletter Dedicated to Providing Innovative Staffing Solutions for Healthcare Leaders.

Vital News – Q1 | 2019

A Newsletter for Physicians, NPs, PAs, and CRNAs Interested in or Currently Practicing Locum Tenens.

5 Reasons You Should Work Perm and Locum Tenens in Tandem

During residency, you are undoubtedly contemplating the available practice options once you finish your training. Perhaps you lean toward accepting a permanent job at the hospital in which you’ve trained or at a medical practice close to home. Then again, you might want to sample different areas and practice settings as a locum tenens physician. But, have you ever considered the advantages of doing both simultaneously?

4 Ways Texting Could Help Your Facility

Did you know that 95 percent of text messages are read within three minutes? Because of this powerful statistic, it’s no surprise that many businesses see the value of texting to improve the customer experience. Healthcare is no different.

5 Steps to Improve Your Bedside Manner

Positive patient experiences can lead to fewer claims, higher satisfaction scores, and a smaller chance of being sued. Although good bedside manner isn’t often recognized, bad bedside manner can quickly lead to a lawsuit. Physicians can easily prevent complaints and negative online reviews by adopting and acting on the following five tips.

9 Notable Reads for the Healthcare Executive

Some books are purchased with the best intentions but remain unopened, collecting dust on the highest corner of the bookshelf. Others—like the ones listed below—offer valuable and practical insights, problem-solving tools, and unlimited inspiration for healthcare executives.

CRNAs: Celebrating Prolific Providers

In celebration of the 20th annual National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) Week (January 20 – 26), Medicus wants to recognize the CRNAs who do locum work and/or have a permanent position. According to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 2018 Member Profile Survey, CRNAs administer over 45 million anesthetics a year to patients throughout the United States, which is nothing short of extraordinary.

The Top 3 ‘Don’ts’ of Healthcare Leadership

Running a hospital or health system comes with a great deal of responsibility and considerable challenges. Although there is an abundance of advice available for healthcare leaders in running their organizations, sometimes it’s more important to talk about what not to do.

7 Keys to Creating a Successful Partnership between Physicians and Non-Physician Providers

The number of non-physician providers (NPPs) practicing within hospitals has increased dramatically, especially in hospitalist programs. This is largely due to the increased demand for streamlined inpatient medical care and an inadequate supply of physicians. Additionally, the cost of hiring NPPs is a fraction of the cost of hiring physicians, adding incentive for programs to embrace the practice.