The Importance of Recognizing and Treating Physician PTSD

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be under-recognized in the clinical world, but it is a real and growing problem. Providing healthcare in the United States is stressful, particularly lately, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the quality of life of your clinical providers. In normal times, nearly 80% of doctors report experiencing a patient Read More

Best Practices for Keeping Your Physician Pipeline Full

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The one thing any healthcare recruiter can count on is the difficulties inherent in finding medical talent for their organization. In fact, it’s harder now to lure employed clinical and administrative staff away from their existing position because most of us are too busy to even take the call of a recruiter. In the thick Read More

Is COVID-19 Impacted Medical School Admissions? How to Prepare.

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Saying COVID-19 changed our world is the biggest understatement of the year, if not the decade. From canceling elective surgeries to viral hotspots, telemedicine, and political controversies over protective gear, COVID-19 has been a tumultuous and difficult experience for all of us in the medical profession. Clinical providers remain hard-pressed to respond to the influx Read More

6 Things New Physicians Are Looking For in a Job

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In an ever-changing industry, there are a few things that a physician can count on in the job. Increasing and rapidly changing regulatory rules and sharply declining reimbursement, along with technology innovations, all characterize an industry in the thick of big changes. The physician shortage is looming. The COVID-19 pandemic still creates challenges for clinical Read More

Board of Directors of Norwalk Community Health Center (NCHC) Announces Kenneth Waller, FACHE as New Chief Executive Officer

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UHC Solutions of Lake Oswego, Oregon announces the placement of Kenneth Waller, FACHE at Norwalk Community Health Center. UHCS specializes in executive and provider recruitment for community health centers across the nation. —————————————————— The Board of Directors of Norwalk Community Health Center (NCHC) recently announced that they have selected Kenneth Waller, FACHE Read More

Finding Your Leadership Style Based on Employees Personality

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The best managers in any industry recognize the intrinsic value in understanding what makes their workers tick. This is especially true in healthcare, where highly-skilled knowledge workers make up the majority of the workforce. Culture suffers when a manager fails to adapt their style to the individual needs of the workers they are responsible for. Read More

5 Ways to Check-In on FQHC Providers Mental Health

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If you’re not feeling the emotional strain from the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re one of the lucky ones. A recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll showed nearly half of U.S. adults report a negative impact on their mental health from the worry and stress about the virus. But healthcare workers on the front lines of the disease, Read More

Is There a Limit to How Many Patients a Physician Can Treat?

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Clinical quality cannot be sacrificed for the bottom line. However, we’ve all heard the expression, “there is no mission without margin.” Where does this leave the busy primary care provider today in our nation’s Community Health Centers? The pressures they feel today are intense; even before COVID-19, we faced a looming provider shortage that put Read More

How to Keep FQHC Team Morale High When the News Isn’t So Positive

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We are all feeling the stress and pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic, but nowhere more than in our nation’s healthcare facilities. It seems like each day we face another negative from a virus that continues to impact the economy, our health, and life as we know it. As the pressure on our facilities continues to Read More

Best Practices to Avoid Age Discrimination in Recruitment Processes

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Age discrimination in hiring is still a real problem, despite laws that made it illegal 50-years ago. The AARP did a survey that showed: One in four workers aged 45 or older heard negative comments about their age at work. Three in five older workers have experienced workplace age discrimination. 76% of older workers say Read More

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