• 6 Ways to Improve ROI in Your Managed Services Program

    When health systems investigate the need for a managed service provider (MSP), it’s often to solve a pressing need.  This could be finding RN’s during a nursing shortage, streamlining a fragmented engagement process, cost reduction, or enhanced healthcare compliance.  Yet, there are many different benefits that can be gained from a managed services program.  Do… Read more »

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    Is Your Vendor Neutral MSP Really Vendor Neutral?

    Health systems have a lot of choices when it comes to partnering with a managed service provider (MSP.)  There are a variety of different models from which to choose.  This includes models such as a vendor neutral MSP, a primary MSP, and a technology only MSP.  However, not every MSP is created equal.  Only a vendor… Read more »

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    Why Healthcare IT is Turning to Healthcare MSP Partners

    Health systems are increasingly turning over the management of healthcare IT contingent labor and SOW work to MSP partners.  In a climate where good IT talent can be hard to find, obtaining experienced SOW workers and contingent labor remains a challenge for departments already overburdened with technology upgrades and other critical projects.  Healthcare IT leaders… Read more »

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    How to Integrate Strategic Analytics into Your Contingent Labor Program

    Strategic analytics and Big Data have become increasingly important to engagement of contingent labor.  Why? The use of this data grew out of the realization that processes which can be tracked and measured can be improved. Health systems not currently embracing strategic analytics, take note.  Quantitative data will become incredibly important to not only how… Read more »

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    Enhance Healthcare Compliance in Your Contingent Labor Program

    Healthcare is beholden to a number of different healthcare compliance standards- federal and local laws, agency certification, and ultimately, patient safety and care.  Yet, as contingent labor programs grow in scope and size, compliance can start to take a back seat if there’s not a dedicated focus on healthcare compliance standards.  Whether this comes in… Read more »

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    How Can a Vendor Neutral MSP Solve the Nursing Shortage?

    Across the nation, healthcare organizations are in crisis.  They are experiencing a nursing shortage that is expected to significantly impact patient safety and care.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates this will be further exacerbated by demand for replacement nurses due to retirement of approximately 525,000 nurses by 2020.  This suggests a rise in demand… Read more »

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    Best Practices for Contingent Workforce Management

    According to a recent Staffing Industry Analysts report, approximately 74% of health systems use contingent labor.  This number continues to grow as healthcare faces waves of Baby Boomer retirement, a talent shortage, and a persistent skills gap.  As contingent labor programs grow in size and complexity, contingent workforce management is more critical than ever.  However,… Read more »

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    5 Tips to Improve Contingent Workforce Management

    By 2020, approximately 525,000 nurses will retire according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Because demand exceeds availability of qualified candidates for full time employment, health systems have increasingly turned to contingent labor to fill these openings.  The significant growth of these programs across the nation has posed many challenges for health systems, including risk… Read more »

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    How Do You Reduce Contingent Labor Spend?

    Recent research has suggested that across multiple industries, employers’ use of contingent labor will increase from 30% in 2015 to over 50% in 2022.  In the healthcare industry, RightSourcing’s Strategy, Analytics and Metrics team has observed health systems have increased their use of contingent labor in 2016 by 41%.  As contingent labor programs continue to… Read more »

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    Mitigate Contingent Labor Risk with a Healthcare MSP

    Recent research suggests over 74% of healthcare organizations use contingent labor.  This figure is continuing to grow as more health systems are expanding and merging.  What was once a small portion of a healthcare organization’s overall talent strategy has grown to become increasingly central to healthcare organizations’ ability to provide superior patient care.  RightSourcing’s analysis… Read more »