Health and Human Services

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How the Best Healthcare Workplaces Support Employees

How the Best Healthcare Workplaces Support Employees

This DATIS Blog Article, “How the Beast Healthcare Workplaces are Supporting Employees in Challenging Times", was originally posted by Kim Peters, Great Place to Work on March 29th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. If you’re a leader at a health care organization, you’ll do everything in your power to ensure it stays well-equipped to care for patients. But what about employees? Why not apply…
Position Control for Healthcare Organizations

Position Control for Healthcare Organizations

In today’s healthcare environment, organizations face the daily struggle of increasing patient quality and service demands while simultaneously remaining financially sustainable. With labor costs representing the largest operating expense for most healthcare organizations, executives are scrambling to implement HR systems that help them budget more effectively and better manage their workforce. While there are many sophisticated HR systems available on…
NatCon 17: The Intersection of Innovation and Action

NatCon 17: The Intersection of Innovation and Action

NatCon 17, an annual conference held by the National Council for Behavioral Health, is a place for executives in the Health and Human Services industry to come together, at the intersection of innovation and action, to generate new ideas and launch new strategies to achieve their missions. Each year, more than 43.8 million American adults suffer from mental illness. Roughly…
Why Position Control Is Right For Your Organization

Why Position Control Is Right For Your Organization

Organizations in the Health and Human Services work around the clock to provide higher quality care for their clients. However, their complex needs regarding budgeting, compliance, and reporting can shift their focus away from their mission and consume their staff with administrative burdens. Unfortunately, most HR software does not support the intricacies of complex and evolving industries, like Health and Human Services, and instead focus on…
Top 5 Priorities for CEOs in 2017

Top 5 Priorities for CEOs in 2017

As the new year begins, executives are starting to implement strategies that prioritize their critical initiatives for 2017. Recently, DATIS surveyed over 280 top executives in the Health and Human Services industry to identify industry trends and measure their impact, as well as identify organization’s priorities for 2017. As a preview to our full survey report that will be available…
Managing PRN Costs

Managing PRN Costs

Despite continued efforts of Health & Human Services organizations to reduce labor costs, the challenges of today’s workforce often complicate this objective. Many organizations are struggling with long recruiting cycles, high turnover, and an aging workforce. These factors make it difficult to balance staffing levels and costs. In this environment, many organizations are utilizing pools of PRNs, or on-call staff,…
Why Working In Care Should Be Your Next Career Move

Why Working In Care Should Be Your Next Career Move

This DATIS Blog Article, “Why Working In Care Should Be Your Next Career Move“, was originally posted by Chantal Bechervaise, Take It Personel-ly, on October 13th, 2016 and was reposted with permission. Are you a naturally caring person? Do you like to help people, and always find yourself going the extra mile for others? In that case, working in care could be perfect for you.…
The Benefits of Using an HRIS for Medicare

The Benefits of Using an HRIS for Medicare

The Health and Human Services industry is one of the most regulated industries in the country and with the recent surge in new laws particularly in Medicare, the headaches for organizations within the industry are only getting worse. The Federal Government Health Program often requires a significant amount of paperwork, from forms to extensive reports. This can be tedious and…
How to Manage Growing Pains in the Senior Care Industry

How to Manage Growing Pains in the Senior Care Industry

The senior care industry is experiencing a steady increase in the amount of patients needed services. This is also resulting in the rising demand for improved quality of care. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, there will be an estimated 19.4 million seniors by 2050. This makes seniors aged 85 years and older one of the fastest growing age segments…
How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term

How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term

Have you ever wondered what the typical turnover rate is for a long term care, or LTC, employee? A study conducted by the American Health Care Association, or AHCA, showed that there is an approximate 40% turnover rate when it comes to LTC employees. Your employees are essential to your organization’s success, but they may not always be treated that…