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COVID-19 has interrupted workflows, retention, and recruitment processes. The way your hospital is run, how you communicate, the implementation of new technology, and how you interact with other management has been heavily affected. A typical recruitment strategy includes the generic flow of Find -> Hire -> Train -> Replace -> Repeat. This document will serve […]

Nearly 28% of new employees quit inside 90 days of employment due to poor onboarding procedures. Effective onboarding increases retention rates and employee satisfaction and lowers stress on both the employee and employer ends. These techniques should extend beyond the training period of the new hires.

Emergency Cash Flow Planning Resources that Rural Healthcare and Rural Providers should be accessing immediately.

With a staggering number of rural hospitals having closed in recent years, learning the best practices for effective governing is essential for revitalizing our rural healthcare systems. A strong governance within hospital management is imperative for the continual growth of the rural hospital systems across the United States.

Recruitment is a difficult and vital process for all hospitals but is especially crucial for rural ones. As a whole the country is facing a physician shortage with an estimated deficit ranging anywhere between forty-five and one-hundred-twenty thousand physicians.

With fierce competition for a qualified candidate might come the need to retool the marketing around the position being hired for, most importantly the job posting. A few easy steps can make your practice’s position more appealing to potential candidates, generating more interest in your practice and allowing you a wider pool for choosing.

Project ECHO®, Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes, established by the University of New Mexico, aims to ultimately improve patient care by connecting health care providers and professionals in rural, isolated communities with specialized clinical and operational expertise.

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