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Reports a 229 Percent Increase in Physician Reference Checking in Past Two Years

More Than 160 Surveys are Available for Healthcare Positions and Hundreds More for Non-Clinical Roles

Berwyn, PA – September 18, 2017 – SkillSurvey, the provider of cloud-based solutions that help organizations hire with faster, more reliable insights, reported a 229 percent increase in physician reference checking for the first six months of 2017 over the same period in 2015. To meet increasing demand, it has added fourteen new surveys for medical doctors, including cardiologist, medical oncologist and neurologist. These new physician surveys bring the total number of surveys for healthcare roles to more than 160, out of hundreds of job-related surveys for operational, sales, customer service, executive, and other positions.

“More than half a million job candidates were reference checked for roles in healthcare organizations last year through SkillSurvey and this number continues to grow as more physicians join healthcare organizations,” said Ray Bixler, President and CEO of SkillSurvey. “Healthcare organizations need efficient methods for checking references to meet today’s hiring demands and bring physicians on board who are committed to excellence in patient experience and satisfaction. SkillSurvey’s deep healthcare industry knowledge and close client relationships allow us to develop surveys and solutions that can assess a broader range of medical job roles and meet the needs of our healthcare partners.”

Previously, SkillSurvey had developed surveys for general physician, emergency medicine, surgeon, anesthesiologist, medical resident, ObGyn, pediatrician, chief medical officer, and faculty/medical research roles. The 14 additional surveys, bringing the total to 27 for medical doctors, include:

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Dermatologist
  3. Endocrinologist
  4. Family Medicine Physician
  5. Gastroenterologist
  6. Hospitalist
  7. Internist
  8. Medical Oncologist
  9. Neonatologist
  10. Neurologist
  11. Ophthalmologist
  12. Radiation Oncologist
  13. Surgical Oncologist
  14. Urologist

More than 10,000 recruiters utilize SkillSurvey including those from hundreds of healthcare organizations ranging from independent hospitals and hospital groups to long-term care organizations and outpatient clinics. The nation’s leading hospitals and healthcare organizations use SkillSurvey to achieve better hiring, including 14 of the Top 20 Best Hospitals named by 2017 U.S. News & World Report.

In addition to online reference checking, SkillSurvey Credential OnDemand® provides those in medical staff services with tools for digital peer referencing and affiliation verification management that allow providers to respond from any mobile device. It helps organizations onboard clinicians faster as peer reference responses are delivered in just 3 days, on average.

About SkillSurvey®

SkillSurvey applies the science of human behavior and harnesses the power of insights and data to create a fuller picture of the people you recruit and hire. SkillSurvey makes the referencing, sourcing and credentialing process more efficient and effective — helping employers save time and money, grow revenues, and bring employees onboard faster.

SkillSurvey ReferenceTM is proven to reduce turnover and SkillSurvey SourceTM offers new ways to build your talent pool. SkillSurvey Credential OnDemand® helps healthcare organizations onboard skilled practitioners faster with digital peer referencing. Visit SkillSurvey at, and on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

SkillSurvey® is a registered trademark in the U.S. and other countries and SkillSurvey ReferenceTM is a trademark of SkillSurvey Inc.

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