Locum Tenens or Telemedicine? A Guide for Moonlighting Physicians

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In recent years, the potential employment options and career paths for physicians, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals have taken a turn for the better thanks to new and exciting opportunities, particularly in telemedicine and locum tenens. For ambitious providers, leveraging either of these employment options can provide plenty of unique rewards, including greater workplace […]

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The United States continues to become friendlier to the practice of telehealth, helping foster the growth of virtual care businesses and products one state at a time. And, these industry-impacting changes are occurring rapidly. The American Telemedicine Association recently reported that 80% of all US states have moved to improve telemedicine coverage or reimbursements over […]

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The New Year is rapidly approaching and maybe you’ve decided it’s time to take control of your work schedule instead of somebody else controlling it. Like most of us, you want more free time to pursue other interests. As a locum tenens physician, here is what to expect: Availability of Jobs Recent studies have estimated […]

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Good help is hard to find — especially when a specialist is needed for a consult in the emergency department. More than 70 percent of emergency departments reported inadequate on-call coverage by specialists in the most recently available national study. That percentage could rise given that ED utilization is increasing and the nation’s physician shortage […]

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