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How MSPs Are Holding Back Your Healthcare Facility

Healthcare companies have relied on PRN staffing agencies and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to maintain safe nurse-to-patient ratios for a long time. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Staffing agencies, and MSPs have become a hot topic among healthcare...

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Is Telemedicine A Solution For Rural Healthcare Communities?

Across vast stretches of rural America, access to quality healthcare can feel like a distant mirage. Rural communities often face a critical shortage of specialists, forcing residents to travel long distances for essential care. This not only creates a burden on...

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Challenges of 1099 Staff: The Double-Edged Sword

The way we work is changing. Gone are the days of lifetime employment with a single company. Today, the gig economy is booming, with more and more businesses relying on independent contractors, also known as 1099 staff. While this trend offers undeniable benefits like...

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The Reality of PRN Nursing in Rural Communities

I get it. You’re thinking about a PRN nursing position but worried about venturing into rural communities. You're not the only one. Isolation, lack of resources, and limited career advancement are some common concerns that might hold nurses back from exploring these...

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Beyond Filling Shifts – Healthcare Staffing Solutions

The strain that staffing shortages put on facilities, and the traditional approach to PRN staffing often leads to mismatched skills and disruptions in patient care. That's why we've shifted our focus to providing comprehensive Healthcare Staffing Solutions. We...

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10 Ways to Celebrate Nurses Week

Nurses are the backbone of our healthcare system. They work tirelessly, providing compassionate care and advocating for their patients around the clock. Nurses Week is a dedicated time to show appreciation for these incredible individuals. Whether you're a hospital...

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5 Ways Healthcare Facilities Can Combat Burnout

Healthcare workers are the heroes of our health system, but burnout is taking a toll. It impacts everyone - staff, patients, and the whole system itself. The good news? Burnout isn't inevitable. By implementing proactive measures, healthcare facilities can create a...

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12 State Parks Every Travel Nurse Should Visit

Picture this: You just left your shift as a travel nurse and have three days off to explore your new area. Colorful mountains, crystal clear lakes, and wildlife like you've never experienced before. There are lots of state parks in each state that travel nurses flock...

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Adapting to New Work Environments as a Travel Nurse

The allure of travel nursing is undeniable: adventure, new cities, and the chance to make a difference in diverse healthcare settings. But let's be honest, constantly adapting to new work environments can be a challenge.  Let's explore tips for getting oriented,...

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PRN Agency Apps Are Helping Fight Nurse Shortages

The American Nurses Association reports a projected 194,500 average annual openings for nurses by 2030. Hospitals, rehabilitation, and long-term care facilities have always relied on PRN staffing agencies to come to the rescue to provide additional nurses when they’re...

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