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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Mental illness and incarceration

Problems with mental illness and incarceration Hunter Frint   Mental illness and incarceration institutions have a long running relationship in the United States, but action is being taken in some places to change the stigma surrounding the generally negative affiliation. With approximately half of people incarcerated in federal or state prisons and local jails suffering

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Top 25 cities for physicians and the 5 worst

Top 25 cities for physicians and the 5 worst According to Becker’s Hospital Review   When searching for a job, physicians often take several factors into consideration. Some look for a location near family and friends. Some look for a city with a large social scene. The decision might be based on income. Whatever the

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Healthcare’s top five price variations in the U.S.

  According to Becker’s Hospital Review Hunter Frint   Data from HCCI’s database surprising price discrepancies across the nation, as well as in-state. Here are the top five relevant and shocking statistics found.   Some prices work to the advantage of people living in certain states as the majority they were priced lower than the

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APA approved registry to bring many improvements

  Hunter Frint The American Psychiatric Association Board of Trustees’ March meeting touched on many important issues including the highly talked about implementation of a registry to help reform health care. The idea for the registry was first mentioned in July of 2015 in a Registry Work Group report. The group presented it to the

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The Recruiting and Hiring Dance

Hunter Frint When you think about an interview and good first impression one almost always thinks of it from the perspective of the interviewee, in the world of psychiatry it is somewhat the opposite. The hiring process needs to be primarily looked at from the perspective of the hospitals that are hiring. When it comes

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