What Does Your Personal Brand Say About You?

September 22nd, 2010 The launch of the new CompHealth brand campaign and promise reminded me of this quote: "Regardless of age, regardless of position, regardless of the business we happen to be in, all of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEO?s of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You." Tom Peters in Fast Company, 1997

PA Utilization

September 22nd, 2010 Having been in the midlevel market my entire CompHealth career (over 5 years), I have come to get to know the abilities and strengths of mid-levels that, ironically enough, many of our clients and major hospital chains that we serve are (for the most part) unaware. The mid-level position in general has been around for a very long time, and seems to have just started to scratch the surface in regards to the acknowledgment of what a mid-level can do as well as how they can, and should be, effectively utilized within a medical setting. In fact, the mid-level position, specifically the position of a Physician Assistant, is always one of the largest and fastest growing fields according to CareerBuilder.

CompHealth Launches New Brand With Dynamic Campaign

September 8th, 2010

Allied Health Professional Orientation Checklist

September 4th, 2010 CompHealth shares in our client's mission to provide quality patient care. We have created this checklist to aid them in orienting every allied health professional we place with a facility. This checklist should provide them with a better understanding of policies, procedures, and protocols, and as a result, generate a mutually beneficial experience for everyone involved. The attached fillable .pdf is a valuable resource for provider onboarding.

Get Noticed in 15 Seconds: A Physician's Guide to a Standout CV

August 24th, 2010

5 Things a Physician Should Know About Social Media

August 11th, 2010 Whether you are looking to make professional connections, get reacquainted, find the next opportunity, or obtain information, one thing is clear: if you don't use social media sites, you should. Here are five tips that you should consider.

Further Strengthening our Trusted Partnerships

August 11th, 2010 For more than 30 years, we at CompHealth have helped connect thousands of excellent individuals with exemplary organizations. It's our belief that we have the best people to help you provide the best healthcare. At the same time, we are continuously striving to provide you the best resources to enable you to do your job better.

Increasing "Risknowledge" in Organizations

August 11th, 2010 Risknowledge: Employing appropriate resources to anticipate and quantify the effect of adverse events upon day-to-day and long-term operations then turning that experience into a foundation for greater business opportunity...

Risk Management: Protecting Your Organization When Using Locum Tenens Physicians

August 6th, 2010 Managing risk within any healthcare organization is, by necessity, a high priority and an ongoing process. One malpractice claim—or even the threat of a claim—can cost a hospital or medical practice dearly in dollars, time, and reputation. Using locum tenens physicians should not increase your risk of liability, if you follow the simple steps outlined in this article.

Essential Components of Employee Engagement

August 6th, 2010 The idea of engagement did not simply spring from a noble management effort to ensure employees were happy. It arose from the need for increased productivity—the ability to get greater output from effort. As competition increased following World War II, companies realized that they could better ensure levels of productivity by retaining and getting the most from their labor force. But one significant difference came to the forefront that did not exist previously. Employees now had choices. Contrary to what much of the previous generation experienced, many employees could now choose to leave an organization for more favorable work. Under these conditions, managers became more focused on employees as a way to increase the bottom line.