Today is Mental Health Day

Today is Mental Health Day A day set aside to bring awareness to the issues that affect so many people. How many? Glad you asked: 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year 1 in 25 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a

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Physician Pay Increased, Productivity Remained Stagnant in 2018, AMGA Survey Finds

Alexandria, Va, Aug. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Data from AMGA’s 2019 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey shows physician compensation increased in 2018, while changes in work relative value unit (wRVU) productivity remained low. The survey, conducted by AMGA’s subsidiary, AMGA Consulting, found that overall physician compensation increased by a med­ian of 2.92%, compared to a 0.89% increase

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Eastern Montana’s only psychiatrist is grappling with highest suicide rate in the country

Emily Rappleye (Twitter | Google+) – Friday, August 16th, 2019 Print  | Email Joan Dickson, MD, is the only psychiatrist within a 400-plus-mile radius that covers eastern Montana and part of North Dakota, reports Bloomberg. She is the only psychiatrist in eastern Montana, while the state has the highest suicide rate in the U.S.  In a 2017 survey, nearly 1 in

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Targeting recent graduates for a well-rounded team

Work experience is useful when graduation is upon you and your dream job is out there. Most organizations are targeting experienced physicians when hiring, but graduating candidates play a significant role in some positions so they can have a well-rounded team. Education is important, but you need more than a degree to get the position.

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Know your candidates as well as your clients

Not my problem! If you have this thought squirreled away in the back of your mind then you already have a problem. Don’t even go there! If you assume it’s the candidate’s loss and not yours – then you will lose. The hiring competition is heating up and it is time for recruiters to jump

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The perfect position will feel right to you

Money – we all want it and we all need it! This is sometimes the main objective when you look for new employment. Don’t allow money to be your main consideration when seeking a new position. Looking for employment can be your choice and sometimes out of your realm of control. If it is out

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Health care talent shortages need our attention

For healthcare organizations to be successful they need good, quality talent. They are now facing shortages in this area. B.E. Smith, a healthcare recruitment firm, offers some strategies to the industry for use in overcoming these problems. According to an article from B.E. Smith the next 20 years will give us, on the average, three

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Data and stats on the physician job field

Hunter Frint   Medical Students Internationally According to the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) the top three countries producing graduates from medical schools in the most recent studies from 2013 are Ireland, Denmark and Australia. Ireland takes a staggering lead with 20.3 percent of medical graduates per 100,000 inhabitants. Denmark came in second

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