Thought Leadership

Specialty Virtual Care Networks: Why You Should Join

Posted on: June 28th, 2021 by Aaron Risen

Virtual care networks for primary and urgent care telemedicine visits are now commonplace. The top three networks have built out their panels of physicians and report having over 10,000 physicians providing care on their platforms. As you can imagine, as many practices shuttered their doors at the height of the pandemic, physicians flocked to these networks and to subscription-based SaaS […]

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Hit the Road Locums

Posted on: June 14th, 2021 by Carmen Renaldy

It is time for the locum tenens physician to come off the sidelines  We are in a post-COVID world, where healthcare was front and center in the crisis.  For the first time in my 41 years in physician staffing, I witnessed physicians being underemployed. Clinics were closed and physicians were laid off. Emergency departments emptied out because […]

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Wearables in Pediatrics

Posted on: June 8th, 2021 by Del Renaldy

As adults, we’re probably all used to various mainstream health trackers and wearables now. From smart watches like Fitbit and Apple Watch to new rings like Oura. There’s also a growing list of wearables for specific health conditions to track blood sugar levels or blood pressure. Fitbit has even released an activity tracker for kids […]

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Addressing Physician Shortages on Your Medical Staff in 2021

Posted on: May 28th, 2021 by Aaron Risen

In-person, Virtual, & Hybrid Coverage Models  In 2020, the United States (and the world) faced a monumental uphill battle — defeating COVID-19. With what would quickly become an all-hands-on-deck scenario growing day-by-day, physician and healthcare worker shortages were quickly thrown into the spotlight.  Over the last year and a half, many hospitals struggled with retaining healthy […]

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The Rise of AI: Benefits to Healthcare Providers Pt 3

Posted on: May 17th, 2021 by Carmen Renaldy

We’ve been focused on sharing the benefits that artificial intelligence can provide to healthcare providers. The use of AI during the global pandemic has only served to increase interest (and scrutiny) of the technologies with 82 percent of executives leaning toward aggressive AI adoption strategies.   We’ve explored how artificial intelligence has helped increase access to care […]

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The Rise of AI: Benefits to Healthcare Providers Pt. 2

Posted on: April 28th, 2021 by Aaron Risen

Last week we explored how artificial intelligence is helping expand access to healthcare via telemedicine.  As a refresher, nearly 75% of healthcare organizations are increasing their investments in AI and telemedicine is one of those areas. Another area that is growing in AI use? Diagnostics and patient care.   First, what is Artificial Intelligence in Medicine?   […]

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The Rise of AI: Benefits to Healthcare Providers Pt. 1

Posted on: April 21st, 2021 by Carmen Renaldy

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare organizations are increasing their investment in artificial intelligence (AI). AI is helping healthcare providers during the pandemic to monitor spread of the illness, determining when hospitals will need PPE, and streamlining vaccine development and distribution.   In a Deloitte survey, nearly 3 in 4 healthcare organizations said they […]

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Locum Tenens or Telemedicine? A Guide for Moonlighting Physicians

Posted on: May 14th, 2020 by Del Renaldy

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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What are the Best States for Telemedicine?

Posted on: December 11th, 2019 by Del Renaldy

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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Friendly PC Models for Telehealth Companies

Posted on: August 22nd, 2019 by Aaron Risen

In the healthcare industry, telehealth companies and other entities that provide virtual medical care often structure their organization using a friendly PC business model. This common type of business structure helps these entities clear a variety of regulatory hurdles and adhere to various state laws regarding the Corporate Practice of Medicine.    What is the […]

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