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 »

Is the 2017-2018 Flu Season Worse Than Others?

A quick online search would make you think that this years’ flu season is substantially worse than any other flu season in history. Every major news organization in the United States has weekly headlines about the severity of the flu this year. The real question: what does the reliable, empirical data show? The United States Centers… Read more »