Consider Hazard, Kentucky for your next assignment

Hazard, Kentucky is an outdoor lover’s paradise. It is a small community in the heart of the Appalachian region surrounded by natural beauty and filled with spirit. There are a number of trails for hiking, biking, and four-wheeling, as well as quilt-block tours and specialty shopping. Throughout the region, you’ll find a number of historical…

October 15, 2018

Meet the Team: Physician Recruiter, Nathan Gohlke

How long have you been working as a physician recruiter? What did you do before this? I have been recruiting physicians and Advanced Practice Providers for three years. Prior to that, I was Patient Advocate at a Trauma Level 1 Center in Dayton, Ohio. What is your favorite part about being a recruiter? I really enjoy…

October 11, 2018

Making the most of your conference experience

Conferences provide excellent opportunities to fulfill continuing education requirements, network with peers, and learn about innovative procedures, treatments, and devices. They can also be very overwhelming. You’ll likely leave with all sorts of new strategies and best practices to implement, but it can be challenging to hold on to those and put them to work…

October 5, 2018

Understanding the factors that drive patient satisfaction

Two new surveys conducted by or on behalf of West have revealed that patient satisfaction ratings can have a significant impact on the long-term financial stability of a hospital or practice. If your ratings are low or just okay, it may be time to take steps to understand what drives patient satisfaction. Here are the…

September 18, 2018

The financial implications of patient satisfaction scores

Two new surveys conducted by or on behalf of West have revealed that patient satisfaction ratings are deeply intertwined with the financial well-being of a hospital or health system. This is primarily due to two factors: New reimbursement models tied to satisfaction ratings and increased consumer choice. New reimbursement models According to the Centers for…

September 5, 2018