What You Need to Know About the Psychiatrist Shortage

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We’ve talked a lot lately about the looming shortage of clinical providers. Doctors, nurses, advanced practitioners, and personal caregivers will all be in high demand in the coming years. But the short supply of clinical talent stretches into the mental health field as well; there is an extensive psychiatrist shortage expected in the coming years. Read More

2020 Compensation Insights from the Front-Line

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In 2020, healthcare recruiters and their healthcare hiring team partners will have to work even harder to attract primary care providers from an increasingly tight labor pool. We know there is a labor shortage of qualified doctors, dentists, advanced practitioners and behavioral health specialists looming, so our proactive efforts to build a pipeline of qualified Read More

The Benefits of Integrated Behavioral Health

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The mind/body connection is the idea behind integrated behavioral healthcare, a practice that seeks to coordinate both mental and physical clinical treatments. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) defines integrated behavioral health as: The care a patient experiences as a result of a team of primary care and behavioral health clinicians, working together Read More

Top Healthcare Compliance Topics for 2020

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Healthcare compliance always remains a top concern for healthcare executives, particularly in the FQHC world, where there are a plethora of regulations tied to funding reimbursement. While patient and data privacy has been a chief concern of Compliance Officers, 2020 looks to be a banner year for these issues. What should we prepare for as Read More

What’s it Like Working at an FQHC?

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You won’t understand the idea of the mission until you work at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). These organizations serve as a needed resource for underserved populations in rural and urban communities around our nation. This article will give you a sense of what it’s like to work in one of these important organizations Read More

Where is the Physician Shortage Most Likely?

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  The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently confirmed their predictions of a major shortage of physicians and other clinical practitioners. This comes at a time when the volume of Baby Boomers is reaching retirement age and the statistics show that Americans are leading increasingly unhealthy lifestyles. Where are these trends leading us? Which Read More

Take Proper Precautions: How to Prevent a Data Breach at Your Healthcare Center

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It’s a safe bet there isn’t a single IT manager left in the healthcare world that isn’t worried about a data breach. That’s because hacker attacks are the number one threat in the industry today. One study showed that IT departments in hospitals, healthcare systems, and ambulatory clinics are all at risk; five years of Read More

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Community Health Institute and Expo

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For clinicians and support staff working in community health, the 2019 Community Health Institute and Expo is the place to be in August. The event brings together community health providers in an educational setting that provides camaraderie, fun, networking and a host of best practices you can take back to your facility or use in Read More

Healthcare Innovations: 7 Technologies Transforming the Health Center Market

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It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone in the healthcare field that technology is transforming how we treat patients. Sophisticated data analytics allow us to improve outcomes by reviewing and responding to patient outcomes in real time. Remote monitoring devices are fostering more patient-centered care with better outcomes. Here are seven of the biggest Read More

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