Start the New Year Off Right – with New Mobile Scheduling and Attendance Tracking

A new year is just around the corner. This is the time of year when we start thinking about letting go of the past and making fresh starts. When it comes to scheduling, there are many reasons that a fresh start should be on your mind for 2017. If you are not using new, cloud-based, […]

Make Holiday Scheduling Easy and Fair

Scheduling for holidays is hard. The tension between work obligations and the pull of family, social, and spiritual events, coupled with a wide range of beliefs, creates challenges for staff and managers alike. Here are a few tips that can offset some of the difficulty of holiday staffing.

Transform Your Scheduling Environment and Drive Staff Satisfaction

People care a lot about their work schedules. When they work and when they are off impacts their personal life, family life, social life and financial situation. How staffing decisions are made can impact feelings of inclusion, fairness, and empowerment or their opposites. All of these can be linked to intention to stay and turnover.

Avoidable Overtime – ShiftHound’s Proactive Approach to Managing Overtime

Is overtime avoidable? The evidence points to yes a lot more often than you might think. When making a staffing decision that results in overtime, it is not unusual to make that decision without a full understanding of how the overtime could be avoided. That is no longer the case for organizations across the country […]

Flexibility – The Key to a Single System Solution

Different departments, different groups, even different users, have different needs. This is a reality that can cause concern when looking for a staffing solution. While some developers have built staffing products for specific areas, like long-term care, emergency departments, acute care or physician groups, the next generation of staffing solutions have taking a different approach.

Using Data for Improved Staffing Outcomes

When you have access to the right data, on the same screen where you are making staffing decisions, you will see improved efficiency, productivity and financial performance. This is a reality that comes with well designed and modern staffing software.

Why We Should Be Paying Attention to the Evolving World Of Staffing Technology Solutions

“Like so many things in this fast-paced world, staffing solutions are evolving at remarkable speed” opens the new article in Nursing Economic$ by Kathy Douglas, RN, MPH-HA national leader in healthcare staffing and ShiftHound’s new Chief Clinical Officer. “The acceleration of value to organizations is, in large part, a convergence of many factors. To understand the changes […]

Scheduling Beyond the Clinical Areas

Organization Wide Value Does your Dietary Department or Environmental Services Department still use paper for scheduling? Many may not realize that the benefits you get from scheduling with ShiftHound are not limited to the clinical areas.  Built on a modern architecture and designed with a 360 degree understanding of healthcare operations, ShiftHound can be configured […]

Empowering Data Driven Decisions

Data driven or evidence-based decision-making is a must in today’s world of staffing and scheduling.  We use data to inform our decisions, to track the impact of our decisions, to defend decisions, and to identify ways we need to make adjustments. The challenge has always been that the data needed to make effective decisions is […]

Don’t Just Collect Credentialing Data. Put it to Work for You.

The headaches, issues, and risks that come with collecting, verifying, tracking and maintaining credentials are well known so it is not surprising that organizations are quickly migrating to now affordable, cloud-based credentialing solutions. The many benefits of well-designed automation is transforming this labor-intensive process and creating a win for staff, managers and their organizations alike.