Monthly Archives: October 2012

Medical Schools: Friend Or Foe Of Primary Care?

By: Dr. Ken Teufel “There’s a crisis in primary care, probably much worse than most people realize,” says Dr. Steven Berk, Dean of the Texas Tech University School of Medicine (The New York Times, September 9, 2012).  Interestingly enough, on the first day of medical school, almost half of U.S. students surveyed intend to go…
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From Sub-Standard To Heroes: The Changing Reputation Locums

By: Frank Phillips This is a very interesting topic. I have been working with locum tenens providers for well over 20 years now. When I first joined this marketplace, I had to educate not only healthcare facilities on what locums was, but also providers themselves. It was a very different time then. Most physicians worked as solo practitioners…
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