Thought Leadership

Locum Tenens Recruiting- The Longevity of the Recruiter

Posted on: June 3rd, 2014 by Carmen Renaldy

With twenty years in the locum tenens industry, it amazes me just how many of the original recruiters in the business have been coordinating locum tenens coverage for twenty plus years. Many of these same pioneers have gone on to start their own locum tenens companies, become senior management, or just plain hammer the phone […]

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The Emerging Crisis in the ICU from Advanced Healthcare Network

Posted on: May 29th, 2014 by Aaron Risen

Results from telemedicine solutions drive broader adoption. Across the country, there’s a growing crisis in intensive care units (ICUs). On average, patients admitted into the ICU suffer an estimated 1.7 potentially life-threatening errors each day. As a safety standard to avoid such scenarios, the Leapfrog Group advises that intensivist physicians (physicians specially trained in the […]

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The Lowdown on Locums from Neurosurgery Market Watch

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by Aaron Risen

For physicians with a penchant for the nomadic life or an innate desire to explore new areas – or those who want to preserve time for other, possibly non-medicine pursuits – locum tenens can be an attractive practice option. And although locums is more prevalent in the primary care and internal medicine subspecialties than in […]

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3 Challenges to Scheduling On-call Specialist Coverage — and How to Overcome Them

Posted on: February 18th, 2014 by medlink

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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