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Six Reasons to Love Locums

There are several reasons to love locums jobs. Freedom to create your own schedule, providing care to those who need it most, and an easy transition into retirement are just to name a few. Bust don't just take our word for it, visit Locum Jobs Online to read how you can benefit from locum tenens, then…
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Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 12th - March 18th marks Patient Safety Awareness Week. Did you know that one in ten patients develop a health care acquired condition during hospitalization and that 44,000 to 98,000 patient deaths a year are caused by medical error? This week serves as a dedicated time and platform to grow awareness about patient safety. Launching…
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MIT Has Invented An Origami Robot That Unfolds in Your Stomach

Yes, you read that correctly. However, this isn't the typical origami you're used to. Researchers at MIT have created a small, origami robot that unfolds in your stomach. Compressed into a pill, once swallowed and the casing dissolves, the robot unfolds and is able to quickly remove swallowed objects or patch wounds in the stomach…
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Find Right Locum Tenens Company for You

Efficiency. Honesty. Integrity. These are all important attributes to look for in a locum tenens company. When navigating the world of locums, it is important to find a physician staffing firm you can trust; one that has your best interest in mind and is willing to go above and beyond. As the locum tenens industry continues…
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Doctor-Moms: Make Your Transition to Locum Tenens a Breeze

While being a physician is a big part of who you are, it is certainly not the only thing in your life. Juggling family, friends, and hobbies on top of a practice is challenging enough, and if you're a mom, it can be even more challenging. If you're ready for a career change, taking the time…
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How You Can Benefit From Travel Rewards As a Locums Physician

As a locum tenens physician, you're probably no stranger to airport terminals and hotel check-ins. However, did you know that you can earn travel rewards points while on an assignment? That's right, you can earn points just for going to work. All your locum tenens company will need is your travel rewards account information, and you'll…
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Locum Tenens to See Continued Rise

A recent study shows that healthcare facilities are upping their locum tenens use to help combat personnel shortages as more and more physicians are making the switch to locums. Locum tenens is a win-win for facilities and physicians alike. Facilities are able to cover their bottom line while physicians enjoy the freedom and work-life balance…
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Which Note Taking Method is Superior?

With the increasing popularity of electronic medical records (EMRs), the traditional handwritten note is becoming more and more scarce in offices. While many physicians have their own opinions on this tech-centered switch, a new debate has come about: narrative medical histories or checkboxes? Both narrative style notes and checkboxes have their own lists of pros and cons. Checkboxes…
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Should Doctors Allow Patients to Read Their Notes?

Something that has been somewhat taboo for years, allowing patients to read their notes is something that more and more physicians are saying, "Yes," to. Sometimes, a patient's ailments or conditions hinder their ability to understand or remember what was discussed during their appointment with their doctor. This can lead to patients that are unable to…
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Top EMRs You Should Know

As a locum tenens physician, you have the ability to travel the globe and opportunity to visit a number of different facilities and practice settings. With this, however, comes the sometimes challenging task of familiarizing yourself with multiple electronic medical records (EMRs). While there are several different systems out in the medical sphere, there are…
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