In 2016, 94% of healthcare facilities reported using locum tenens. There are many reasons a facility may use locum tenens. Hospitals can be understaffed due to the national physician shortage, can have a staff member leave suddenly, or simply need additional coverage during busier peak seasons.
As the locum tenens staffing industry continues to grow, more and more healthcare facilities are beginning to ask themselves, "Is locum tenens right for my facility?"
If you are still unsure if locums is right for your facility, visit Interim Physicians and ask yourself these six questions.