St. Luke’s University Health Network, a 972-bed nonprofit health system in Pennsylvania, faced two increasingly persistent challenges. One was economic, as the health system faced continuing pressure on margins because of rising costs and diminishing payments and reimbursements. The other was meeting its staffing goals in an increasingly tight healthcare labor market.
The HealthTrust University Conference and Vendor Fair allows companies in the healthcare field to share their innovative products and services with industry leaders. HealthTrust members from hospitals and other healthcare facilities across the country attend the annual conference to build relationships with new and existing vendors, as well as attend presentations and panel discussions on a variety of topics.
Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility
Ever wondered what it's like to be a healthcare professional with Parallon Workforce Solutions? Let our nurses tell you!
Hospitals are not immune to natural disasters. Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge transferred more than 40 patients to other facilities due to the recent flooding in Louisiana. Similarly, a tornado in Joplin, Missouri in 2011 left injured residents with limited medical resources when the twister destroyed the city’s hospital. So what do hospitals do to prepare?
No matter where you live, children’s back to school shopping lists contain many of the same items: pens for writing, markers for drawing, and tissues for when the child inevitably catches a cold. To help keep children healthy throughout the school year, Nurse Ruth Gallagher shares six back to school health tips.
Topics: City Spotlight
With the Olympics underway in Rio de Janeiro, Zika is still on the forefronts of many people’s minds. In fact, the crowd chanted “Zika” during Team USA’s women’s beach volleyball competition. So what is Zika and how does it affect you? Read below to find out!
The world watched as French gymnast Samir Ait Said broke his leg on Saturday while competing on the vault. Although no Olympian is prepared to put his or her dreams on hold, the healthcare professionals at Americas Medical City were prepared to treat Ait Said's injury.
43,000 healthcare jobs were created in July. Were you a part of the jobs growth? If you weren't part of the growth taking place or simply are looking to explore new dimensions of your healthcare career, connect with Parallon Workforce Solutions today.