Monthly Archives: August 2014

Physicians & Facilities: Here’s How To Build Patients’ Trust

Whether you’re a permanent Family Practice physician or a temporary Emergency Medicine provider, patients seek your medical skills and knowledge for a quick recovery and hopeful routine checkup. However, before you can provide quality care, you must earn your patients’ trust and overall confidence in your expertise. With that being said, here are 4 ways…
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Social Media And The Dissemination Of Medical Knowledge

Despite the medical field being one of the most technologically advanced professional fields, it lags considerably and is largely ineffective when it comes to social media and the dissemination of medical knowledge. It is no surprise that physicians are influenced by thought-leaders and peer groups with whom they work. Typically, the medical knowledge pattern begins with…
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Old And Wise: We Still Want You – Locum Tenens

As technology has significantly advanced in the last decade, there has been a dramatic bump in the aging population.  Some researchers believe that one out of three United States residents will live to be over 100 years old.  But, technology and medical research has made the quality of life for the old and wise incredible. …
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Doors Closing to Drug Reps

By. Dr. Ken Teufel Drug reps are worried. For good reason. In 2013, 45% of U.S. physicians limited pharmaceutical drug reps’ access to their offices, according to sales and marketing consultant ZS Associates. This is up from 35% in 2012 and 23% in 2008.  For a variety of reasons, this trend is likely to continue:…
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Facilities: How To Bill For Locum Tenens Services

As a facility, there are a variety of reasons as to why you may need locum tenens coverage. Maybe a permanent physician is taking maternity leave or maybe there’s an influx of patients in July due to heat strokes and firework accidents. But, did you know you are able to bill for the care provided by a locum…
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3 Common Locums Gripes And How To Fix Them

Choosing your own schedule, traveling and getting to experience different healthcare facility settings are all wonderful benefits of choosing to be a locum tenens physician. But, everyone has a few gripes about their career. In an effort to help locums physicians to be more satisfied by their experience and facilities to get their best return…
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