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Requests for Proposal (RFPs)—Response rates, hours to complete, & percent successful

December 3, 2015

  • Typical staffing firm respond to about half of RFPs
  • Time-consuming, but responding typically worth it
  • Optimal time to spend on RFPs calculated

Why Some Buyers Don’t Use VMS and MSP

December 3, 2015

  • Most common reason for not using VMS was that it was already being explored
  • Second most common reason was cost
  • Reasons for not using MSP included cost and insufficient volume

Physical and Occupational Therapist Projections

December 2, 2015

  • Study from the Department of Health and Human Services projects the growth in supply and demand of physical and occupational therapists from 2012 - 2025
  • The study is a national forecast and does not report on regional imbalances

Global Clinical/Scientific Staffing Market Report: December 2015

December 2, 2015

  • Estimate for the size of the Global market, broken down by region
  • Top 20 firms ranking based on market share
  • Global market overview with regional insights 

Staffing Firm Operational Structures

December 1, 2015

  • Staffing firms vary widely in combining/separating recruiting & sales, temp & perm businesses
  • Most highly satisfied with current structure
  • Larger firms more likely to separate both

Social Media Use, Metrics, & Preferred Venues

December 1, 2015

  • Social media generally of just moderate value to staffing firms
  • But those who track social media metrics get more out of it
  • Staffing firms mostly use social media for recruiting, less so sales

Health Professional Shortage Area Interactive Tool

December 1, 2015

  • Interactive tool allows parties to search for US Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
  • Areas can be identified as having a shortage of primary care, dental, or mental health professionals

Citation - Dentist and Dental Hygienist Supply and Demand Projection

December 1, 2015

  • From 2012 -  2025, the supply and demand for dentists is projected to grow by 6% and 10%, respectively
  • All 50 states and District of Columbia projected to have a shortfall

Citation - Pharmacist Supply and Demand Projection

December 1, 2015

  • From 2012 to 2025, supply and demand for pharmacists is projected to grow by 35% and 16%, respectively
  • Long-term projections are gauges of current trajectory, not "set in stone"

Citation - National Health Expenditures Growth

December 1, 2015

  • US national health expenditures (NHE) reached $3.0 trillion in 2014
  • Growth accelerated from 2.9% in 2013 to 5.3% in 2014
  • Faster growth primarily driven by increased insurance coverage through ACA