Human Resource’s Hottest Trend

Personality / Aptitude Testing: The best way to hire the right candidate…or is it?   What is it like to interview for an employment opportunity in today's market?...

Do You Have What it Takes to be a UR Nurse?

Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a new opportunity to utilize your clinical nursing skills? Are you interested in healthcare quality and cost issues? Utilization Review (UR), an aspect...

Happy Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week 2019 As we celebrate National Nurses Week, it is important to remember that Florence Nightingale helped reform nursing in the mid-19th century by her compilation and...

Why Nursing Practice based on Evidence is Crucial

No one graduates from a baccalaureate program in nursing today without at least one course and many instructor reminders about the importance of evidence-based practice (EBP). Modern computer programs have...

Case Managers Promote:  Quality Care Coordination with Research That Matters

By Terri Kapetanovic PhD RN.   Today’s Case Manager role is multidimensional and pivotal for many  reasons – the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, discharge planning and...

Does your department need a workflow analysis?

Does Your Department Need a Workflow Analysis? By Debra Enchelmeyer, RN BSN CCM   As a manager, do you ever wonder why you need to continually remind your staff...

A Recipe for Abundance

Thanksgiving began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest- a tradition that has continued for most years since the first colonists in Plymouth Massachusetts shared...

Dialing Down to the Basics of Telemedicine

Navigating beyond the glitz of innovative telemedicine technology requires understanding the essentials of telemedicine programs. The basic technology involved includes the tele-platform, the communication media, and software.  The recent...

Nurses Working Across State Lines: Are you Compliant?

As professionals, Registered Nurses have an obligation to know and follow the licensure requirements set by the state Board of Nursing in the states in which they practice. In the...

Resume writing 101

Even nurses, with their excellent job prospects, can have difficult job searches. A decent resume can get you in the door for an interview. A poor one can sink an...

HEDIS 2018 preparation will be here before you know it

According to the NCQA, the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) is a tool used by more than 90 percent of America's health plans to measure performance on important...

A HEDIS Love Story

Top HEDIS scores come from Top Nurse Reviewers! PSN's focus on managed care offers clients an outstanding network of nurses (primarily registered nurses) qualified for medical chart review and...

If you can’t measure it you can’t change it!

By Anne Llewellyn, RN-BC, MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRN Quality Management leader Peter Drucker coined the phrase “if you can’t measure it, you can’t change it...

National Nurses Week

Nurses are the backbone of the healthcare system, yet, many times we wonder if anyone notices. Well last week, Jimmy Kimmel, shared a personal story with millions of viewers about...

Welcome

At Professional Services Network, Inc., we are excited to introduce our new Blog: Managed Healthcare Matters.   March 20, 2017 - The goal of this Blog is to provide information professionals...

Mindfulness and Gratitude- a Holiday Wish

The holidays are soon among us and with it can bring a flurry of emotions (as well as a few “snow” flurries in the forecast as well!) The...

Maryland Managed Care Staffing and Consulting Company Named to 2016 “Inc. 5000” List

Inc. magazine named Professional Services Network, Inc. (PSN), a nurse-owned Silver Spring-based managed care staffing and consulting company, to the Inc. 5000  listing of the fastest-growing  companies in the...

The Progression of Case Manager and Utilization Review Roles

It has been interesting to observe the role of the nurse case manager and utilization review nurse over the past two decades. Case manager and utilization review roles have distinct...

Recipient of 2015 Top Business by DiversityBusiness.com

Professional  Services Network, Inc. is recognized as a 2015 “Top Business” recipient by DiversityBusiness.com Professional  Services Network, Inc. is recognized as a 2015 “Top Business”...

Happy Birthday PSN!

  Twenty-five years... a long time and a split second. A quarter century ago(!), Professional Services Network, Inc. (PSN) was born, offering temporary managed care staffing to companies in the...

Interesting Fact From PSN

Did you know? 2.91 million people are employed by staffing companies every business day. It’s how organizations cope with the need for qualified staff  - whether to fill...

Healthcare in the Electronic Age

December 14, 2012 - The term “eHealth” started appearing in 1990’s and grew in prominence with the technological advances of computer age and the wide availability of computer resources....