Shorter wait times, walk-ins welcome, and easy acceptance of Medicare are just a few perks of retails clinics. Springing up in CVSs, Walgreens's, and Walmarts all across the country, these clinics were predicted to hugely cut down on costly ER visits. The idea is that patients are able to turn to these clinics for minor…Read more
About: Lauren Garvey
Lauren is a healthcare industry associate. She is a contributor and editor for Locum Tenens Daily.
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Locum tenens is a Latin phrase that means "to hold the place of," but we most commonly know it to mean "temporary physician." There are many unique benefits to working locum tenens that attract many types of physicians in all stages of their career. Gaining experience, boosting your income, and escaping office politics are just to…Read more
In today's technology-centered society, nearly everything can be found online. Majority of people turn to internet research before almost every big decision, healthcare included. In fact, roughly 72% of internet users seek health information online. With the internet's vast pool of knowledge, there are numerous online sources patients can look to for health information. Some,…Read more
As a physician, chances are you either know someone who has worked locums, have worked side by side with a locums doctor, or maybe even worked locums yourself. Still, as it's popularity continues to grow, a few misconceptions remain about the locum tenens industry and the doctors who choose to work locums. If you're new to locum…Read more
In the past few years, we have seen the popularity of telehealth continue to rise, and it is predicted that this popularity will continue to grow as we enter the new year. Telehealth consists of technologies and methods that deliver virtual medical, health, and education services, and allows for doctors to do things like treat patients…Read more
Working locums, you never know when the perfect assignment may arise. That's why it is important, when you do come across the right opportunity, that you're prepared and ready to go. Your curriculum vitae, or CV, is a staffing company's or facility's first impression of you,and serves to give a glimpse into who you are as…Read more
Happy New Year to all of our readers! Before we jump into 2017, we first want to take a look back a some of the most popular healthcare news that happened in 2016. The opioid epidemic, tackling burnout, and how laughter really is be the best medicine were just a few hot topics of the year…Read more
There are several benefits of working locum tenens, like exciting travel opportunities, competitive pay, and the freedom to create your own schedule. However, similar to other situations, there are cons just like there are the pros to locums. When making any career choice, it's important to examine all elements before ultimately making a decision. Considering a career…Read more
Time is money. It's an age-old phrase that tells us time is a valuable resource, so it's better to do things as quickly as possible. Wasting time is wasting money. But what if money = time? In residency, you've yet to start earning the big bucks, and may even be living paycheck to paycheck. Once…Read more
As a physician, you are probably familiar with The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Division, or ICD-10 codes. Published by the World Health Organization (WHO), these alphanumeric codes are used by health professionals to identify known diseases and other health problems. While these codes are usually used to distinguish different ailments or injuries, Physicians Practice…Read more
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