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Are you a healthcare facility or clinic that utilizes travel healthcare staff? On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate your travel healthcare agency? If you’re saying any number less than 10, it may be time to break up with your recruiter. Sometimes we think that situations are isolated or that it… Read more »

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What does it take to be a leader in healthcare? Chances are, if you have any of these qualities, you’re a leader in your facility or department. Let’s take a closer look at the traits it takes to be a good leader and advance your healthcare career. Here are five skills that that medical leaders… Read more »

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The pandemic has been a hard time for medical professionals. As you’re assessing the year we’ve had, consider the silver lining in this challenging situation. If you used contract staff to support your workforce during the pandemic, you might have seen some positive results. Here are a few ways you can look on the bright… Read more »

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Patient safety has always been a top priority for medical providers. It’s estimated that between 700,000 and 1 million patients fall in hospitals each year. Falls can cause broken bones, hemorrhaging, and injuries that increase the necessary care for the patient. Fall prevention should be a major initiative within your facility. Here are a few… Read more »

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At Fortus Healthcare Resources, we understand that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to healthcare staffing. That’s why we have a range of services designed to meet the needs of all our clients. If you’re wondering whether medical staffing is right for you, it can be helpful to understand the types of offerings available and how… Read more »

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Working long hours or night shifts is not an unusual circumstance in the medical field. But did you know that irregular schedules can cause a sleep disorder known as Shift Work Disorder? “Shift Work” applies to any job that occurs outside of traditional work hours and may happen when other people are sleeping. Untreated, Shift… Read more »

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If there’s just one thing that 2021 needs to set it apart from 2020, it’s positivity. While we are all dealing with the stress of the previous year and looking forward to a future without that level of anxiety, a simple way to improve attitudes and productivity is by promoting a positive workplace. Here are… Read more »

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2020 has been a challenging year, especially in healthcare. But while we have all struggled with the stress of the pandemic and the economic difficulties, we have proven we’re strong and resilient. What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you can take into the New Year? Here are a few things we can do… Read more »

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While employee appreciation is always important, it may be even more important this year than ever before. Healthcare workers are on the frontlines of a major national crisis, and they should be recognized for their contributions. But in a year that also sees economic hardships for all kinds of businesses, including Healthcare, you may also… Read more »

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Hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare offices are at the frontlines of the novel coronavirus crisis. There’s extreme pressure to provide care and stay safe. But with COVID-19 cases expected to be on the rise and the start of flu season, what can you do to keep your staff safe and treat patients in need. It’s… Read more »