Contract Nurses are a Cost Saving Option

Nurses are one of the healthcare systems greatest resources and one of it’s biggest expenses.  In the midst of a nursing shortage, administrators are looking for new and cost effective solutions. Because of the hourly bill rate, many assume contract nurses are more costly.  A closer look at the numbers will show how contract nurses […]

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Healthcare Staffing Demand: Contract staff improve safety and care

Healthcare staffing is critical for safe patient care.  Seasonal changes in staffing demand are common but challenging.  Most healthcare organizations have flexible staffing plans to meet these demands.  Plans often include adding hours for part-time staff, offering bonus pay for extra shifts, and canceling elective procedures. But this isn’t always enough to keep from running […]

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