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Celebrating Nurse Practitioner Week 2022

National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week, celebrated November 13-19, is an annual celebration recognizing the incredible contributions of NP professionals. This year, the theme for NP Week is “Rising to Meet the Needs of Patients.” More than 355,000 NPs are licensed to practice in the United States and continuously bring vital solutions to patients in all…
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Insider Tips for a Smooth Medical Credentialing Process

It is important to know that every healthcare facility and state is different when it comes to medical credentialing. Here are five important tips that will ensure a smooth credentialing process.

The Benefits of Working at an Academic Medical Center 

Are you looking to work in a healthcare facility that utilizes leading technology, therapies, and resources? If so, Academic Medical Centers (AMC) may be the perfect place for your next assignment!

National CRNA Week | Facts to Note

In celebration of the 22nd annual National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) Week, January 23 – 29, Optimum wants to recognize the 59,000+ CRNAs who safely provide anesthesia to patients across the country. According to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), CRNAs administer over 50 million anesthetics per year to patients throughout the United States.

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The Increasing Demand for Mental Health Talent

In a recent state of the market survey conducted by Medicus Healthcare Solutions, about 40 percent of hospital leaders indicated that psychiatry would be the in-demand specialty over the next 6-12 months. When reflecting back over the last 12 months, it is easy to see why this will likely be the case.

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The Cybersecurity Crisis in Healthcare

In healthcare, hiring qualified cybersecurity professionals is critical to a sound, holistic business strategy in 2021 and beyond. Investing in cybersecurity will not only help with present-day threat prevention but it will have lasting positive impacts on a healthcare organization’s long-term success. Simply put, we have reached a moment in time where cybersecurity is no longer an IT elective – it is an imperative.

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3 Practices to Increase Patient Safety

Providing quality healthcare is extremely important, especially when it comes to maintaining the safety of patients. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), World Patient Safety Day is intended to increase public awareness and boost overall patient safety. This year, World Patient Safety Day falls on September 17th, marking it as the third annual year. This date gives an important reminder for hospitals to focus on and improve patient safety. We’ve outlined three recommendations to help ensure that patients are receiving high-quality, safe care at your healthcare facility.

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Tips on how to Balance a Healthy Lifestyle While Working in the Healthcare Field

Are you looking for easy ways to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle while working a full-time healthcare job? Here are four simple tips you can incorporate into your daily routine that will make sure you are prioritizing your mental and physical health each day.

Attracting top talent

Attracting Top Talent

Recruiting top talent at your medical facility can be challenging, especially in a highly competitive job market. While seeking the best candidate for the job, you must also fill scheduling gaps, keep operations running smoothly, and meet overall revenue objectives. Implementing actionable recruitment strategies can help you attract and hire top talent while standing out from the competition.  Here are five easy ways you can boost your hiring strategy and curtail turnover within your organization.

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Health and Family Is in Her Hands: Support Working Mothers in Your Healthcare Facility

It’s no secret that being a mom is a tough job on its own. Working moms are an entirely different type of superhero! Did you know that at least 76% of the healthcare workforce consists of women, many of which are mothers? That’s more than ¾ of all healthcare workers. Here is a collection of tips you can easily incorporate at your facility to support the hard-working moms on your team.