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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Temporary Medical Staffing Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

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How much should I pay for Temporary Medical Staffing?

What is the average price of Temporary Medical Staffing?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Temporary Medical Staffing. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Temporary Medical Staffing been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Temporary Medical Staffing yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Temporary Medical Staffing?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Temporary Medical Staffing with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase Temporary Medical Staffing?

The temporary medical staffing market is highly fragmented and competitive, with the top four players accounting for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. There are about 15,300 general temporary staffing agencies across the United States; of which, about 2,900 companies specialize in medical staffing services. Despite the prominence of... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Sourcing

What measures do you take to ensure you have a wide selection of candidates from multiple health specialties?

Do you have particular specialties that are currently experiencing higher demand? Which areas of practice?

How important is location for those candidates that you seek? What other considerations do your candidates consider important?

Do you face seasonal shifts in demand? When are your high-volume periods during the year?

Demand Drivers

How do you adjust to a decreasing national unemployment rate? How will this affect buyers?

How will a growing 65-and-older demographic affect the demand for professionals? What particular specialties do you expect will have the greatest shift in demand?

Has your company stayed up to date with the trends in healthcare reform? Are you a member of any professional staffing associations?

How are you adjusting your business considering the rising number of physician visits despite the national physician shortage?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Temporary Medical Staffing RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should describe their desired pricing model (e.g. daily, hourly).

Buyers should define payment schedules.

Buyers should request detailed cost breakdowns for various types of positions that will be filled.

Buyers should clearly indicate the terms for travel compensation.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on the viability of their submitted work plan, personnel qualifications and past work experience.

Buyers should request references from current and former clients.

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on cost.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline when proposals must be submitted.

Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when bid awards will be posted.

Buyers should indicate acceptable turnaround times for filling staff vacancies.

Buyers should list the expected start date once a supplier is chosen.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Temporary Medical Staffing supply chain?

There is a low risk of service disruptions or price spikes due to supply chain issues in the temporary medical staffing market. Staffing agencies require very few critical goods to run their operations, so the risk that shifts in the availability or cost of any particular input will disrupt a... Subscribe to learn more.

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