Physician Recruiters - Merritt Hawkins & Associates (MHA) is a national health care search and consulting firm specializing in the recruitment of physicians in all medical specialties, as well as select allied health professionals. Merritt Hawkins Physician Recruiters proven program, refined over many years and tens of thousands of physician and other search assignments, has helped people establish an unrivalled reputation and one of the highest search completion ratios in the industry. - Physician Recruiters
Established in 1987, Merritt Hawkins & Associates is a division of AMN Healthcare(NYSE:AHS) the nation's largest health care staffing organization and the largest nationwide provider in all four of its business lines; travel nurse staffing, locum tenens staffing, physician permanent placement services and allied healthcare professional staffing. Why Choose MHA?
Merritt Hawkins & Associates' winning recruitment formula goes beyond standard services offered by most firms. They combine healthcare staffing consultation with bottom line implementation. Working to meet 100% satisfaction in doctor recruitment and allied health staffing, their unparalleled strategy includes many factors.
Comprehensive Staffing Resources
Merritt Hawkins & Associates' extensive front-end consultation, unique resources and meticulous, 28-step recruitment plan set the industry standard for thoroughness and professionalism. Elements of this proven plan include:
Front-end Search Preparation
To give clients the best possible recruitment results, they perform meticulous and diligent search preparation with each client. This includes:
Merritt Hawkins Physician Recruiters proven program, refined over many years and tens of thousands of physician and other search assignments, has helped people establish an unrivalled reputation and one of the highest search completion ratios in the industry. - Physician Recruiters
In a June 2020 article, the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism reported that “in the absence of any intervention” there will be a deficit of 2,700 endocrinologists in the U.S. by 2025. The shortage of endocrinologists is being driven to a significant extent by the widespread prevalence of diabetes in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 34 million Americans, or one in ten, have been diagnosed with diabetes, while 88 million are prediabetic. Obesity is a further driver of endocrinal disorders, and obesity prevalence in the U.S. now runs at 42%. As with other medical specialties in short supply, relatively few endocrinologists are being trained as both the general population and the available workforce of endocrinologists ages. By Phillip Miller More useful resources for your Physician Career
1. Technology grows in importance
“Now more important than ever, innovation and use of technology is key to performance,” Hammad said. “Physicians will need to continue to invest in technologies that allow them to provide the same type of visit they would provide in office, virtually.” Andy Colbert, managing director of healthcare finance for Ziegler in Chicago, added, “The biggest opportunity on the clinical side will be population health management and patient engagement tools that sit on top of the EMR platform. From an administrative perspective, I expect to see continued innovation as it relates to billing, coding and automation to cover all components of the revenue cycle -- from charting to billing.” More Detail By Debra Wood, RN