SHIFTADMIN Blog

Why Isn't Anyone Taking Vacation Days?

Posted by Shift Admin on November 20, 2018 at 7:01 AM

With physician burnout on the rise, the number of American workers taking vacation days is relatively low. A recent Medscape article indicates American workers get an average of 13 paid vacation days per year, far less than other developed countries. Imagine having 42 paid days off like they do in Italy!

Why You Should Update Your Scheduling Process in 2019

Posted by Shift Admin on November 13, 2018 at 7:01 AM

With a little more than a month to go until a new year, you’re probably thinking of changes you would like to make in order to live a simpler, more efficient life. New year, new you, right?

How to Create a Fair and Balanced Holiday Schedule

Posted by Shift Admin on November 6, 2018 at 7:01 AM

The holidays are a stressful time for some people, and perhaps they are more so if you work in the medical field. In fact, creating schedules during the winter holidays are the biggest stressor for many providers. Between missing family time, increased patient visits, and generally irregular routines, creating a fair holiday schedule for your group can be quite the task.

Keep the ED Running Smoothly: How to Streamline Specialist Call Schedules Into Your Scheduling Software

Posted by Shift Admin on October 30, 2018 at 7:01 AM

The ED is prone to overcrowding, delays in care, and scarce resources. But when a patient has waited for hours, the last thing they need is to wait again for a specialist to figure out what’s wrong with them. The fact is, specialists aren’t sitting around waiting on patients, they more than likely have their own practice where they spend a good bit of their time.

Facilitating Growth With Smarter Medical Scheduling

Posted by Shift Admin on October 23, 2018 at 6:50 AM

Optimized schedules are the key to the success of any business, and that rings true with medical groups both large and small. An optimized scheduling method in a smaller medical practice is especially necessary to ensure the right amount of providers are available to patients at any time of day.

Human Resources Reports Available With Shift Admin

Posted by Shift Admin on October 16, 2018 at 7:01 AM

Human resources reports are an important aspect of your group’s ability to manage personnel and gain insight into all of the departments. Pulling the right reports gives upper management the clearest statistics needed to make informed decisions about every aspect of your group’s business needs.