Technology in Healthcare Today
Technology is at the heart of the workflow in most healthcare practices these days. For a field that is contingent on utmost data security – so much so that it still uses dinosaur fax machines – changes have always been slow. For years following the HITECH Act of 2009, which required healthcare facilities to implement EMRs, data sharing flatlined.
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devices and apps are remaking medicine,
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For years now, virtually everyone in the healthcare arena has been sounding the alarm over the coming shortage of doctors. The population is growing and aging, and older people tend to require more healthcare services. It’s no surprise, then that the demand for doctors is rising faster than other professions in the US.
physician recruitment strategy,
In-demand medical specialties
The passive physician candidate: he/she isn’t attending job fairs, scouring job boards, or sending out CVs, yet a whopping 76% of physicians are passive candidates—and they’re likely to be the best fit for your positions. Reaching them can be complex, but engaging passive candidates can transform your recruitment outcomes.
strategies for recruiting passive candidates,
networking to find top-notch candidates,
understanding passive job candidates,
creating a candidate-first experience
Doctors who own private practices have historically dominated the U.S. physician employment landscape. However, 2016 marked the first year in which less than half of practicing physicians owned their own practice: 47.1 percent (per policy research from the American Medical Association (AMA).
Hospitals employing physicians,
Summer is here! With graduation, wedding, and vacation season upon us, there’s no doubt a lot to look forward to! Your time off this summer should be a reprieve from your hectic work life, but unfortunately, if you don’t lay the right ground work and plan accordingly, you could return to work even more stressed than when you left.
Doximity Talent Finder,
Not all that long ago, you weren’t using applicant tracking systems, vendor management systems, or the Cloud for physician recruitment. So given the "wired" nature of our society today, it only makes sense that you reach out using all the technology at our disposal—and mobile recruitment is one thing you can’t overlook.
Doximity Talent Finder,
Do physician candidates hope to work for an organization like yours? That's where employer branding comes in. Employer brand is out there and if you don’t define your employer brand, someone else will define it for you. In fact, 84% of job seekers say reputation of a company as an employer is important, according to a 2018 Talentnow survey. Are you doing what you can to build your company's brand?
“Medical school teaches the science of medicine, but not the business of medicine," is a statement that Doximity CEO and founder Jeff Tangney has made repeatedly. A 2017 Merritt Hawkins study on final-year residents also found that only 10% of graduating residences say they feel very prepared for the business side of medicine. Physician recruiters know better than anyone that employment contracts are a daunting yet definitive part of the business of medicine.
Letter of Intent (LOI),
Business of Medicine
It’s a great time to work in healthcare. Despite high rates of burnout and job dissatisfaction among doctors, being a physician ranks #8 overall on the Best Jobs in the U.S. and #6 among Best Healthcare Jobs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for physicians is also a mere 0.5%.
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Best paying jobs,
Best jobs in the US,
Physician Recruitment Trends,
Best jobs in America
What’s the lifeblood of all medical specialties? Graduates fresh from medical residency training. They fill open positions created by physician turnover; they replace physicians retiring from the medical field; and they bring new ideas and the latest medical information. Most importantly, they are our best hope for filling the physician shortage – forecast to be over 100,000 by 2030.
graduating medical residents,
medical residents using doximity,
Doximity's residency navigator