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National Locum Tenens Week 2022

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National Locum Tenens Week, returns for its sixth consecutive year August 8-12, 2022. Our purpose is to continue to recognize the contribution of locum tenens physicians and provide a valuable opportunity for locum tenens recruiters to share their stories on a national stage. Locum Connections is honoring locum tenens providers and joining healthcare staffing agencies […]

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Why choose locum tenens?

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To answer the question, “Why choose locum tenens” requires first addressing the question of who practices locum tenens as either a full-time career or on a part-time or occasional basis. In this article, we break the who question into five categories, each one followed by answers to the why question. Just out of training Doctors […]

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Consider part-time locum tenens to boost income

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When the economy is unstable, as it is now and most likely will be for some time to come, even high-income professionals feel the impact. An economic downturn probably will not mean, as it does for many people, that doctors will have to cut back on essential purchases such as food, clothing, and fuel. But […]

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Get your estate planning done now

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There are plenty of reasons for people to get their estate planning done despite, or even because of, potential future changes from Congress. Estate planners are in something of a holding pattern as they wait to see whether Congress will pass tax legislation this year. It’s unknown what changes may occur, or whether any changes […]

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The tech savvy physician: 3 steps to protect your practice from ransomware

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A recent survey found that 73% of health systems, including hospital and physician organizations, reported their data infrastructures are unprepared to respond to attacks. Ransomware is perhaps the greatest cybersecurity challenge facing the health care industry right now. A recent survey found that 73% of health systems, including hospital and physician organizations, reported their data […]

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Don’t give your power of attorney to the wrong person

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Whom to appoint should be an area of focus for physicians with significant accumulated wealth as they plan their estates. When physicians work with professionals on estate planning, powers of attorney (POA) are often viewed as an afterthought, to be addressed only after the will and trust documents completed. When attention is finally turned to […]

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Nearly Half of Older Adults Use Online Physician Ratings

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Online ratings perceived to be very important nearly as often as word-of-mouth recommendations from family and friends More than four in 10 older U.S. adults have used online physician rating sites to select physicians, according to a study published online April 13 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Jeffrey T. Kullgren, M.D., from the University of […]

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Hospital CEOs’ No. 1 concern is staffing for 1st time in 17 years

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Hospital CEOs ranked personnel shortages as their No. 1 concern in 2021. Financial challenges, which consistently held the top spot since 2004, were listed the second-most pressing concern in the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey. Here are the 10 most concerning issues hospital CEOs ranked in 2021: Personnel shortages of all types, including physicians […]