Healthcare Engineers Shaping The Future Of The Industry

Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals play important roles in the world of healthcare. They do extraordinary things that save lives for some, improve the quality of life for others, and solve complex medical problems and challenges every single day. But there’s another set of medical professionals also making an everyday impact, largely behind the…

The Recruiting World: Vendor vs. Partner Benefits

It can be confusing for employers working with staffing firms to fully understand the different types of relationships and service levels that are available in the staffing and recruiting industry. One area that’s often especially confusing to employers is trying to understand the difference between a staffing vendor and staffing partner in the recruiting process.…

How To Address America’s Medical Device Engineer Shortage

Despite great pay and numerous career opportunities, there continues to be a shortage of biomedical engineers. Why is this a concern? Biomedical engineers are another name for medical device engineers. And because there is a shortage of medical device engineers, the development, production, and introduction of new medical devices that could help thousands of people…

New Tax Bill Leads To Confusion – Detrimental For Nonprofit Hospitals

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress in late 2017 has been a boon to several small and large employers, according to Americans for Tax Reform, a conservative group that is compiling an ongoing list of U.S. employers who have announced plans for pay raises, bonuses, utility rate cuts, or 401(k) increases since…

Amazon, Buffett and JPMorgan Join Forces on Healthcare

– Amazon is in the business of e-commerce – and considered the go-to site for online shoppers.– JP Morgan Chase is one of the largest banks and financial services organizations in the United States. – Warren Buffett is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, one of the largest companies in the world. And now,…

Healthcare Information Technology Mergers and Acquisitions: Is Your Company Prepared for the Future?

It’s known as the sale shaking up the Electronic Health Records (EHR) sector. On January 8, 2018, Allscripts, a global leader in healthcare technology, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Practice Fusion, a leading cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform for $100 million. While a merger or acquisition like this makes headline news, it actually…

Practice Fusion and Allscripts – The Sale Shaking Up EHR Sector

The electronic health records (EHRs) sector is already making headlines in 2018. On January 8, 2018, Allscripts, a global leader in healthcare technology, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Practice Fusion, a leading cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform, for $100 million, subject to adjustment for working capital and net debt. The catch? Practice Fusion…

Health Systems Bracing for Potential Disruptions in 2018

It’s no secret the healthcare industry is facing big changes. And it’s not solely related to the uncertain future of the Affordable Care Act and the ongoing struggle for health care reform. While the ACA and health care reform are certainly hot button items, health systems are facing some other potentially dangerous disruptions in 2018—ones…

Healthcare Industry Challenges of 2018 and Beyond

There are several trends that will impact the healthcare industry in 2018, and these will all have a trickle-down effect on the healthcare workforce. Here are some key industry issues affecting the healthcare workforce in 2018:   Silver Tsunami continues to make an impact America’s aging population—called the Silver Tsunami by some in the industry—will…

Telehealth: The 2018 Predicted Dramatic Rise in Popularity

A year ago, we wrote about the potential rise of telehealth and we’ve seen much growth since then. Health systems all over the world have now begun recognizing telehealth as one of the most promising solutions to modern problems facing providers and patients. According to Becker Hospital Review, telemedicine is set to attract 7 million patient…

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