Technology is achieving amazing things in healthcare, improving the lives of healthcare professionals and patients alike. In the future, there won’t be an area of healthcare that’s not impacted by technology, for the better of patient care. Here’s a snapshot of the many ways that technology is improving healthcare staffing.
Experiences have become a hot trend. People now prefer experiences over material belongings and will often share their experiences online through social media. This is fast expanding beyond our social lives to include work as well. With the majority of our week taken up by our jobs, it should come as little surprise that improving the talent experience in your organization will supercharge your recruitment, engagement, and retention.
The fear of missing out (FOMO) affects us all at one point or another. But it’s been on the increase recently because of technology. Namely the shift towards the cloud, mobile-first, digital transformation, automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and big data. There’s a mountain of shiny new tech available to would-be buyers, but in all the hype, the business value is often forgotten. It’s vital for business leaders to let go of their fears when investing in new tools, as that’s the only way to effectively link your technology to your bottom-line.
Recent years have seen healthcare staffing agencies’ work change significantly. On the one hand, focus has shifted from targeting active job seekers to passive ones due to the number of healthcare jobs rising every year and a shortage of skilled talent available to fill open positions. On the other, there’s the increasing workload of agencies, who now find themselves covering employee fluctuations, optimizing shifts, managing payrolls and insurance, and providing additional benefits like continuous education, certifications and licensing.
Healthcare staffing across the world is in distress. Shortages are impacting patient care and the wellbeing of healthcare professionals themselves. Because of this, leaders must step-up to tackle staffing shortages head-on. Not just in trying to recruit more people at all levels, but by taking an intelligent approach - using technology to better resource and manage healthcare professionals.
Dedicare is one of the largest Nordic staffing companies specialising in healthcare and social work. It operates in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. In Sweden, Dedicare works with all 20 of the Swedish regions. It works with 4 health regions in Norway and just over 150 municipalities across Sweden and Norway. Dedicare also works with private healthcare and social care organisations.