Top 10 Blogs & Websites for Staying Updated on Healthcare Recruiting

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Keeping your finger on the pulse of industry news, trends, and best practices is key to enhancing your recruitment game and excelling in healthcare talent acquisition. Here are 10 blogs and websites healthcare recruiting professionals should read to stay in the know.

HealthLeaders Media

HealthLeaders Media is a comprehensive media organization dedicated to serving the informational needs of healthcare executives and professionals. Providing a wide array of leadership publications, products, research, and events, they focus on delivering essential insights into the business side of healthcare.

At HealthLeaders, you can expect:

  • A seasoned editorial team specializing in critical healthcare domains: leadership, finance, technology, physicians, community hospitals, health plans, marketing, quality, HR, and nursing
  • An impartial platform for exchanging peer-to-peer knowledge
  • Practical guidance trusted by top healthcare executives to inform their strategic decisions

The HealthLeaders website covers a wide variety of HR and talent acquisition topics, such as workforce shortages, DEI strategies, and healthcare hiring news.

Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (AAPPR)

The Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (AAPPR) is a dedicated professional organization exclusively serving physician and provider recruitment specialists. They are recognized as an authority on physician recruitment, onboarding, and retention, focusing on enhancing the careers of recruitment professionals.

With a membership exceeding 2,000 professionals influencing the recruitment-to-retention process, AAPPR empowers healthcare providers to connect directly with in-house recruitment experts.

The AAPPR website has endless resources, such as:

  • Whitepapers, such as “Hallmarks of Successful Physician and Provider Recruitment Organizations” and “From Health Care’s Front Lines: Industry Experts Sound Alarm on Concerning Physician Recruitment Trends in Coming Months”
  • Blogs on topics like employee retention and setting yourself apart as a healthcare industry recruiter
  • Days to fill calculator specifically for physician recruitment 
  • Research surveys and reports, such as “Physician Recruitment Workplace Satisfaction Survey” and “Recruitment Processes Report”
  • On-demand webinars with topics like “Keeping Employees Through Tough Times,” “Recruiting Residents and Fellows,” and “The Impact of Student Loan Debt on a Physician’s Career Path”

National Association for Health Care Recruitment (NAHCR)

Established in 1978, the National Association for Health Care Recruitment (NAHCR) is a non-profit organization providing invaluable resources, education, certifications, and support for healthcare recruitment professionals nationwide. The organization is dedicated to upholding industry integrity and advocating for members’ interests. Their Career Learning Center fosters comprehensive career and professional growth, enriching skill-sets for success.

The NAHCR website offers a resource library, recruitment metrics case studies, a buyer’s guide, a newsletter, and publications — all related to healthcare recruitment and clinical talent acquisition. They also offer webinars on topics like “The Rise of AI in Recruitment.”

Becker’s Healthcare

Becker’s Healthcare serves as a vital resource for healthcare decision-makers. Through various mediums such as print, digital, and live events, they provide essential information and platforms for dialogue on critical healthcare issues in America.

Their editors and writers deliver forward-thinking business news, analysis, and insights tailored to the industry. The organization’s portfolio comprises five leading trade publications: Becker’s Hospital Review, Becker’s ASC Review, Becker’s Spine Review, Becker’s Clinical Leadership & Infection Control, and Becker’s Dental Review.

Becker’s Healthcare offers a variety of resources for healthcare recruitment professionals:

  • The HR section on Becker’s Hospital Review 
  • Their HR- and TA-focused newsletter, Becker’s HR + Talent Review
  • A range of podcasts on healthcare-related topics
  • Virtual events, such as “Human Resources + Talent Virtual Event” 
  • Webinars, such as “Enhancing Internal Talent Acquisition Strategies – An Adventist HealthCare Case Study”

Healthcare Dive

Healthcare Dive offers comprehensive journalism and analysis of significant news and trends influencing healthcare. Through their daily email newsletter and website, they delve into topics including health IT, care delivery, policy & regulation, insurance, operations, digital health, EHRs, payer-provider partnerships, and value-based care initiatives. Healthcare Dive, operated by Industry Dive, is a key industry publication that influences agendas for over 13 million decision-makers across various competitive sectors.

Healthcare Dive offers a variety of healthcare recruitment news and talent acquisition content, such as articles like “How hospitals leveraged on-site child care during the pandemic in a bid to drive retention,” “More than 80% of healthcare executives say recruiting talent is a top business risk, report finds,” and “Hospitals pivot to new tactics as they try to recruit, retain staff.”

Modern Healthcare

Modern Healthcare is a premier source for healthcare news spanning business, policy, research, and information. They provide timely coverage of significant events and trends through various platforms including websites, e-newsletters, mobile products, a weekly print magazine, and events.

Their readers rely on their information to drive informed business decisions and steer their organizations toward success. Ranked as the top read among healthcare executives, Modern Healthcare delivers in-depth analysis and forecasts to help readers better understand emerging issues.

The Modern Healthcare website provides news on everything from hospital staffing to healthcare operations and financials. They also offer podcasts, awards, multimedia, and opinion pieces.


The editors at RevCycleIntelligence engage directly with health systems, hospitals, and physician groups to understand their firsthand experiences in managing claims, enhancing A/R management and performance, and embracing new reimbursement models. The RevCycleIntelligence team brings valuable insights into the financial health of organizations in the healthcare sector.

RevCycleIntelligence often covers healthcare recruitment-related topics, such as “3 Strategies to Navigate the Healthcare Talent Shortage,” “Healthcare Orgs Hit Revenue Cycle Talent Recruitment Snags,” and “Staffing Experts Share How Hospitals Can Improve Workforce Management.” The site also offers podcasts, whitepapers, webcasts, industry interviews, and events.

American Society for Health Care Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA)

The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) is committed to meeting the professional needs of human resources leaders in healthcare. Established in 1964, ASHHRA has thousands of members nationwide. They spearhead efforts to enhance the effectiveness, value, and credibility of healthcare HR and TA leaders, offering invaluable support through research, learning, professional development, and networking opportunities.

ASHHRA serves as a primary authority in healthcare human resources, facilitating knowledge sharing and collaboration within the industry.

The ASHHRA website offers a variety of resources for healthcare HR and TA professionals, such as:

  • HR Pulse, a magazine that covers healthcare human resources
  • The Connection, a bi-weekly newsletter on DEI in healthcare
  • Regular webinars, such as “From Job Descriptions to Job Offers: What the 2024 Healthcare Workforce Report Reveals about What Job Seekers Want”
  • Resources on a wide range of topics, such as recruitment, benefits, turnover, and workforce 
  • A job description toolkit, which provides job description examples for healthcare positions like “Nurse Manager,” “Physical Therapist,” and “Certified Nursing Assistant”

National Association of Physician Recruiters (NAPR)

The National Association of Physician Recruiters (NAPR), established in 1984, is an authority on ethical standards in physician and healthcare recruitment. Its inclusive membership embraces recruiters from diverse backgrounds, including for-profit organizations, hospitals, and medical groups.

The association offers free webinars, virtual networking events, on-demand training, certifications, and a wealth of other resources — from recruiting templates to legal advice — to support members’ professional growth.

Adfire Health

Adfire Health has been serving the healthcare industry exclusively since 2003, providing recruitment marketing solutions that help employers source top clinical talent, reduce time to hire, and lower premium labor costs.

The Adfire Health Insights Center is one of the best places for healthcare TAs and physician recruitment professionals to follow healthcare recruitment trends and learn best practices. We offer:

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