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10 Facts About the ACS Verification Process for Trauma Centers

Previously, we furnished administrators and other hospital leaders interested in obtaining ACS (American College of Surgeons) verification—and evaluating and improving trauma care at their facilities—with an overview of the ACS verification, review, and consultation process. Today, we are pleased to provide further information, from duration of certificate validity to the number of trauma centers that have acquired ACS verification thus far, as shared by Dan Hamilton, public information associate for the association.

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How Millennials Could Reduce Hospital CEO Turnover in Rural Areas

And four more news items for hospital administrators, health system leaders, practice managers, and other healthcare executives to peruse this week

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5 Ways Hospital Leaders Can Address Financial Challenges

As findings from the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey regarding issues top of mind among hospital CEOs revealed earlier this year, economic challenges remain the most pressing concern affecting healthcare organizations today.

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9 Ways Physicians Can Turn Patient Complaints Around

And four more news items for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and CRNAs to peruse this week

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What Hospital Leaders Need to Know About Patient Transportation Issues

And four more news items for hospital administrators, health system leaders, practice managers, and other healthcare executives to peruse this week

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How to Begin the ACS Consultation/Verification Process for Trauma Centers

If you have recently learned that your state is planning to adopt and/or will require trauma centers to obtain ACS (American College of Surgeons) verification, take heart. Recently, we spoke with Dan Hamilton, ‎public information associate, at the ACS with regard to the process, and what administrators and other hospital leaders should know about it. Read on to learn about the first steps for verification and what you should do to prepare.

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5 Reasons to Work with a Locum Tenens Firm That Also Offers Permanent Placement Services

Locum tenens staffing firms are undeniably helpful in meeting unexpected or temporary staffing needs, but many of these firms also offer permanent placement services. There are several advantages to working with a firm that provides both.

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The Growing Number of Healthcare Administrators and What It Means

And four more news items for hospital administrators, health system leaders, practice managers, and other healthcare executives to peruse this week

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Optimum Permanent Placement Services Salutes NPs

Happy National NP Week, nurse practitioners! We hope your start to the week—which kicked off on Sunday and runs through Saturday, November 18—has been memorable and filled with celebrations and well wishes from patients, colleagues, and healthcare leaders alike.

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Understanding an Employee Agreement

If you are considering taking a permanent position with a hospital, medical practice, or other healthcare organization, you will need to complete an employee agreement. Before making a long-term professional commitment, you should have a basic understanding of such agreements. The basic components—and important areas—to consider when entering into an employment agreement are discussed.