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How Rural Hospitals and Practices Can Attract Physicians

If you’re a manager or administrator at a rural hospital or practice, you’re likely all too familiar with the difficulties in attracting and retaining qualified clinicians. Physicians are already in demand, and you must compete with your urban and suburban counterparts for top talent. So, how can you better ensure clinicians accept a job offer?

Vermont

Venture to Vermont

Southern Vermont is known for its beautiful fall foliage and plentiful outdoor adventures, like hiking and skiing. Nestled in the heart of New England, the region is rich with history, and residents can take advantage of an affordable housing market and cost of living. Major New England cities, like Boston, MA, are just a day trip away! Excellent school systems coupled with four seasons of recreational opportunities create the ideal location to consider putting down roots.

Stressed out doctor

How to Combat 3 Common Reasons Your Providers Quit

Providers are diverse and so are the reasons physicians and other clinicians quit, change jobs, and retire early. Although seeking more attractive pay can be an incentive, it might not be the primary motivation for finding a different opportunity. While some departures could seem impulsive to healthcare leaders, the providers probably experienced their breaking points some time ago.

Doctors' coats

Beyond the White Coat: Improving Patient Care

Jamie’s mom was strapped to a gurney; her eyes were vacant and her features pallid. The ambulance ride was a whirlwind of monitors and barked orders, somehow muffled by Jamie’s pounding heart and the unidentified rushing in her ears. When they arrived at the hospital, the girl helplessly trailed the paramedics’ purposeful steps as they shouted numbers and called for action. A woman in a white coat approached Jamie.

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4 Ways Healthcare Leaders Can Honor National Doctors’ Day

For anyone unfamiliar with the annual observance of National Doctors’ Day, March 30 is the day to recognize physicians and their service to our nation. Hospitals, practices, and health systems across the U.S. commemorate the day by honoring physicians through a variety of festivities. Lots of patients mark the annual event, too, bestowing well wishes and small tokens of appreciation on the doctors who provide them and their families with excellent care.

Southeastern Massachusetts

Settle in Southern New England

Southeastern Massachusetts offers the best of New England with four seasons of recreational activity, a wonderful quality of life, and proximity to Boston, MA, and Providence, RI. This region is notable for its major cities and historic roots and for nearby, picturesque vacation spots, like Nantucket Island, Martha’s Vineyard, and Cape Cod.

Doctors with patients

How Can You Encourage Referrals?

Referrals are the lifeblood of a practice and an essential element for expanding your patient network. Developing a strategy to foster referrals is one of the best approaches to grow your patient base. In addition, it is typically one of the least expensive, most manageable things you can do to promote your practice. Read on for three suggestions to help you gain new patients.

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Honoring Hospitalists, Our Innovative Physicians

In 1996, the term “hospitalist,” defined as an inpatient physician who coordinates care for hospitalized patients, appeared for the first time in the New England Journal of Medicine. Since then, hospitalist has swiftly become the fastest-growing medical specialty, and hospitalists have made significant contributions to the everchanging healthcare landscape.

Springfield, Massachusetts

Your Next Opportunity is in The City of Firsts

In addition to affordable, beautiful Victorian architecture and excellent school systems, Springfield, MA houses plenty of current medical innovation, making it a wonderful place for providers to both practice medicine and settle down. Below, we’ve compiled a list of Springfield’s best restaurants and attractions, and hope you check them out when you explore current opportunities for permanent placement.

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York, Maine: Your Next Placement

York is outlined by Maine’s beautiful coastline and peppered with quaint shops and an array of restaurants. The close-knit community has a rich history and hums with activity throughout the summer. In addition to the area’s various attractions, there are current opportunities for permanent placement at York Hospital, promising a wonderful future for healthcare providers.