CompHealth Executive Shares Best Practices on Employee Engagement Discussion at ASPR,Conference targets more than 400 physician recruitment professionals

August 17th, 2011

CompHealth VP speaks on Allied Staffing Trends

August 4th, 2011 Healthcare Traveler magazine asks CompHealth to share opinions and insight in regards to this group of healthcare providers and the opportunities and issues they face as travelers. The article talks about the importance of working with a reputable firm and how that will impact the experience of the providers.

12 Steps for Choosing a Practice

July 24th, 2011 Depending on your specialty and market conditions, you should begin seriously preparing for your first practice anywhere from one to two years prior to completion of your training. The following list will give you an idea of some of the steps necessary to complete so you can plan ahead.

Sourcing Your Candidates and Marketing Your Job

July 19th, 2011 Physician sourcing is a tough business in a market with fewer candidates than there are job openings. While all recruiters make the effort to look for candidates that may be a match for their client’s openings, it is only the real recruiters, the real consultants, that are proactive and go the extra mile.

What They Didn't Teach You in Medical School

June 3rd, 2011 In medical school you have learned many things from procedures to diagnosis, but none of that means anything if you don't end up in the right position. So how can you give yourself the best chances to land the right position? It all starts with a little preparation. By having a great CV and well-honed interview skills, you have a much better chance of landing the job you want.

You Should Always Have a Friend in the Biz

May 26th, 2011 With all of the networking opportunities thru social media and the multitude of job postings on the internet, you're probably wondering if you need a recruiter when seeking a career move. The feedback that I'm getting from job seekers is one of overload. Having so much information on the internet is causing career confusion.

How Tele-Psychiatry Can Help with the Psychiatry Candidate Shortage

May 13th, 2011 With psychiatry demand increasing, candidates are fielding more offers than in prior years, which has led to increased negotiations. Employers have responded with increased base salaries, sign-on bonuses, loan-repayment, longer CME, bigger stipends etc. On the bright side, the increase in graduating residents and child fellows is roughly 19 percent, which falls in line with the Bureau of Labor Statistics growth estimate for psychiatry (14-19 percent through 2014).

A CompHealth Trusted Partner is Published Discussing Hiring a Physician Assistant

May 9th, 2011 I was excited to see that our CompHealth trusted partner and friend Lisa Shock was published this last week in HealthNewsDigest.com. Lisa wrote a fantastic article: Things Doctors should know about hiring a Physician Assistant.

Four Quick Tips to Strengthen Your Marriage

May 6th, 2011 Surgeons married to physicians face more challenges in balancing their personal and professional lives than do surgeons whose partners work in a nonphysician field or stay at home, according to research findings published in the November 2011 issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Additionally, two-doctor couples are more likely to delay having children and to feel that their work does not leave enough time for a family life.

The Electronic Medical Record Dialogue: What's Your Take?

April 25th, 2011 There is much dialogue in the media today discussing the adoption of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs). Due to possible Medicare payment penalties for non-adoption and payment incentives for adoption in the coming years due to the 2009 HITECH Act, the debate is heating up. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal demonstrates the amount of work still to be done with EMRs and highlights the mentality of those not yet partially or fully integrated