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Tips for Planning Your Emergency Staffing Support

Monday, October 4th, 2021 in General.

Crises happen and can arise at any given moment. From situations like power outages, flooding, natural disasters, the opioid epidemic, and of course, pandemics, health facilities can experience significant change and upheaval in the blink of an eye. Hospitals and clinics are critical parts of the community, and when they are in crisis, the results Read more…

Guide to The 1099 Tax Form for Locum Tenens

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 in General.

The information provided in this article is for informational purposes only. Nothing included is meant to be construed as financial advice. If you have questions about any of the information presented, please contact your financial advisor.   As the healthcare system becomes more complex with each passing year, keeping abreast of the changes can be challenging. One Read more…

The Best Delivery Meal Kits for Busy Locum Tenens Providers

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 in General.

Busy locum tenens providers are often in need of quick, healthy food options for their on-the-go lifestyle. When you’re absorbed in a hectic work schedule whipping up a meal is often challenging, and eating a nutritious, balanced diet can fall by the wayside. Despite your best intentions, it’s often easiest to choose fast food or Read more…

Top 5 Medical Specialties Experiencing an Increase in Demand

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 in General.

The average life expectancy in the United States has increased by almost 66% in the last century. Thanks to impressive advancements in modern medical technology, people can expect to live longer than ever before. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the average American now lives to 78 years old.   The US has seen an unprecedented demographic evolution, with the number of citizens aged over 65 projected Read more…

Navigating Locum Tenens as a New Grad

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 in General.

Entering the workforce can be a challenging experience for many new doctors and Advanced Practice Providers. Although you may have completed a residency in a specialty,  choosing a work environment that fits your needs may take some time. Many new graduates approach their fledgling career with high expectations but concerns about the pressure and stress. Read more…

Stepping Up Your At-Home Workout With 4 Virtual Workout Sources

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021 in General.

Have you paid money for an expensive gym membership only to find that your busy schedule doesn’t allow for regular workouts? Life can be hectic for locums physicians and Advanced Practice Providers. Your days are full of countless tasks to tick off the list, and your good intentions to exercise can fall by the wayside. Read more…

Locum Privileges Decoded

Thursday, August 19th, 2021 in General.

As a locum physician or APP, you’re a critical part of the medical system. Locums effectively fill staffing voids when team members are on vacation, sick, or because positions are open. Working as a locum often means a temporary contract and medical credentialing and hospital privileging remain essential components of your work. They guarantee excellent Read more…

The Cost of Medical Licenses, Board Certification, and Multi-State Licensure: What to Know

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 in General.

Medical licenses are a crucial part of being a doctor or  APP (Advanced Practice Provider). Without a current state license, you cannot practice medicine. A medical license is an authorization for an individual to perform medical services on behalf of the state or province in which they are practicing their profession. Without this license, doctors would be unable to treat patients, prescribe medications, or Read more…

The Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Organizations

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 in General.

With over 35 million cases in the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused ripples across the healthcare landscape. The situation has had wide-ranging and long-lasting implications for healthcare organizations across the country. As the novel coronavirus spreads rapidly through our population, it creates incredible burdens on healthcare facilities and systems as they scramble to Read more…