Physician Staffing News

Below you'll find helpful everyday news, as well as guidance and advice concerning all-things physician staffing. Discover everything from how to create a happy practice to how to ensure your locum tenens doctor is a success. If you're a doctor looking for culture and travel news, be sure to head over to our Locum Tenens Lifestyle section.

6 benefits of using Global Medical Staffing to help with your rural staffing needs

Drawing qualified physicians to a rural community can be challenging. It takes time, effort, and resources. Helping you fill your staffing needs quickly with top doctors is just one benefit of turning to Global Medical Staffing. There are many reasons to use locums for help filling shortages - and the benefits are great. Some benefits include revenue, patients need care, providing care locally keeps money in the community, fill positions with top physicians who love rural communities, a locums can help in numerous situations and reduce burnout.

7 ways hiring a locum tenens physician will benefit your private practice

Physicians are revenue generators. If a physician isn't seeing patients, then your business loses a lot of revenue. But revenue isn't the only reason to use a locum tenens physician when your medical practice is understaffed. Whether the shortage is due to staff turnover, retirement, vacations, family or medical leave, expansion, or seasonal demands, savvy practices build the use of locum tenens physicians into the business plan for many reasons, including to prevent burnout and medical errors.

5 ways to get the most out of your locum tenens billing

Most healthcare providers need to use locum tenens physicians. Many healthcare facilities leave money on the table by not understanding billing for services provided by locum tenens physicians. These five steps will help you bill for the revenue generated by locum tenens physicians and understand how using a locum tenens physician can add enormous value to your healthcare facility.

Parent company CHG Healthcare named to Fortune 100 Best Companies list

Our parent company, CHG Healthcare, has been named one of the country’s 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune magazine! CHG ranks No. 69 on the list, which recognizes companies based on comprehensive employee feedback, including surveys on culture, work-life balance, and benefits. This is the ninth consecutive year CHG has been recognized on this list.

An Easier Way to Practice in a New State: The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Would you like to practice medicine in a new state but you’re not sure how to get licensed there? The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact could pave the way to expanding your medical horizons as a locum tenens physician.

Social media for medical practices: 8 tips to get you started

Are you currently utilizing social media for your medical practice? The etiquette pretty much stays the same as if you were developing your individual online presence: be professional, respect the privacy of patients and steer clear of posting inappropriate content.

3 ways to keep yourself healthy in a fast-paced environment

It's important to be mindful of your stress levels if you're always on the go. There are challenges anew every single day. And if you're a doctor on locum tenens assignment you probably know that better than anyone.

Three essential locum tenens travel tips for the upcoming holiday season

If you're planning to take a new physician opportunity either in the U.S. or overseas anytime soon we suggest you follow these three essential travel tips to help you stay stress-free (and sane) during the busy season ahead.

ACP recommends prescription of generic drugs

A recent report in the Annals of Internal Medicine has the medical community considering the prescription of generic drugs as an alternative to more costly name brands.

San Francisco in the lead for healthcare innovation

San Francisco is home to the movers and shakers of healthcare's digital evolution. For locums with an interest in the high-tech side or our craft, the bay area is the place to be.

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