Category Archives: Locum Tenens

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

Posted on: February 18th, 2014 by Aaron Risen

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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