Category Archives: Recruiters

Physician Recruitment and Employment Trends (Part 2)

by Andrew Estialbo; edited by Michelle Penoyar As healthcare reform continues to impact the United States, challenging times are certainly ahead for the physician recruitment marketplace. In the first edition of the PhysicianCareer.com Recruitment and Employment Trends, we discussed the … Continue reading

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July Software Upgrade Announcement

PhysicianCareer.com is always working to improve our database and job board. We have recently unveiled a few changes to make the site easier to use and we wanted to make sure that our clients are aware of the improvements. New … Continue reading

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Social Media and Physician Recruitment: Finding Potential Employees Where They Are

by Michelle Kornahrens As the world of social media continues to reshape communication, the physician recruiting industry is also shifting its efforts toward utilizing social sites. The statistics for social media use are staggering as more users join different social … Continue reading

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Career Management Updates: Physician Shortage, Doctor-friendly States, Work-Life Balance

There are a number of forces driving changes in the healthcare industry that have an impact on physician recruiting.  These include the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the upward trend in physicians’ work-life balance preferences, and … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform and The Health Workforce: Provisions Included In the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

by the Center for Workforce Studies, Association Of American Medical Colleges The recent upholding of the Affordable Care Act by the U.S. Supreme Court means more changes are coming. The healthcare reform bill seeks to expand access to healthcare coverage … Continue reading

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A Quick Review of Recent Studies and Reports on Physician Shortage by Select Specialty

by the Center for Workforce Studies, Association of American Medical Colleges, August 2011 SPECIALTY   Allergy and Immunology (2006) The prevalence of asthma and allergy-related disorders continues to affect as many as 40 to 50 million people in the country, … Continue reading

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How to Get Physicians Committed to Organizational Change and Improvement

Most hospital administrations and their physicians are moving through a crisis mode with the recession, healthcare reform, and a starting physician shortage. Now is the time to get back to basics. The success of any healthcare organization depends on its … Continue reading

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Hospitals Acquiring Private Practices: What it means to Physicians and Employers

More and more private practices or smaller facilities are throwing in the towel. With a tightly competitive marketplace, increased regulatory climate, uncertainties around healthcare reform and decreased reimbursements, many physicians in the country are acquiescing to become employees of hospital … Continue reading

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How to Work with a Recruiter

Craig A. Fowler PhysicianCareer.com Staff Writer In today’s extremely competitive marketplace, hospitals and physician groups are using every resource they can to locate and attract the most qualified physicians to their practice. Therefore, physicians are overwhelmed with emails, phone calls, … Continue reading

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Primary Care Physicians Still in Demand

More than ever, primary care continues to be one of the most needed specialties in the country. What are we doing to increase the number of primary care doctors? by John Andrew Estialbo, Staff Writer; Tim Herb, Staff Editor. Primary … Continue reading

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