Good news for ER nurses: HCA is expanding its urgent care centers and free-standing emergency departments across the country. This expansion is to help alleviate the high patient volume experienced at HCA’s traditional emergency rooms.
HealthTrust Workforce Solutions President and CEO Brendan Courtney was named to the 2017 Staffing Industry Analysts “Staffing 100” List for the second year in a row! This list is comprised of individuals who make significant impact in the staffing industry and help move the industry forward.
On Valentine’s Day, our corporate headquarters sold more than 600 carnations to raise money for the United Way of Broward County. Many of our team members gave these flowers to their coworkers as a token of appreciation for their hard work and dedication.
February 12 – 18 is Cardiovascular Professionals Week, a time to recognize the importance of the clinicians, administrators, managers, and more who dedicate their lives to healing people’s hearts.
In an era when cost seems to trump care, hospitals are challenged to find new ways to extract value from operations already burdened by the need to balance census levels, mandated value-based purchasing and reduced Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements. With labor typically as a hospital’s single largest cost, there is opportunity to unlock value through workforce strategies designed to address pressing needs for greater productivity, while supporting improved outcomes and patient satisfaction.
As we celebrate Black History Month, we would like to recognize the contributions of African-American nurses on our country’s history.
When large sporting events like the Super Bowl occur, nearby hospitals and medical facilities not only need to be prepared for injured players – they also need to be prepared for the thousands of fans who may also suffer injuries.
The January 2017 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Report today indicated that the country created 227,000 new jobs in January. Last month’s growth marked the largest gain in four months. Over the past 12 months the healthcare industry has contributed more than 374,000 jobs to the economy. The report also revealed that the tightening labor market is helping to drive an increase in average hourly earnings.
On Saturday, January 28, more than 75 HealthTrust team members and their families unleashed their inner superheroes at the KID Hero 5K to benefit Kids in Distress! The race was held at Vista View Park in Davie.