Can Innovation Improve Healthcare and Reduce Costs?

by Rakesh Shetty, Vice President, Product Marketing, SAP United States national health spending is estimated to have reached $3.6 trillion in 2018 and is projected to reach nearly $6 trillion by 2027 according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services. This begs the question: How can we deliver world… Read more »

Capstone Healthcare Staffing: More Than An App

Recently, several healthcare staffing firms have announced that nurses can now become employed and find shifts without ever speaking to a live person.  While we embrace technology, we believe that human connection is essential to the healthcare staffing industry.  Scott Gutz, CEO of Monster agrees with us: The recruiting industry is at an interesting inflection… Read more »

Is the Nursing Shortage a sign of society’s loss of compassion?

On April 9, 2018, the Los Angeles Times published an Op Ed written by a long-time nurse.  She believes that the current nursing shortage in the United States is due to a fundamental abandonment of society’s compassion, kindness and empathy! We want to know what you think.  What is causing the Nursing Shortage? Betty was lying… Read more »

Extreme Excuses for Late Employees

According to Staffing Industry Analysts, a quarter of workers admitted they come in late to work at least once a month in a recent CareerBuilder survey, down from 29% in last year’s survey. And 12% said it’s a weekly occurrence. The survey also queried employers on the most outrageous excuses from late employees. Those excuses included:… Read more »