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5 Trends We’ll See in Locum Tenens Cardiology in 2024

As the heartbeat of temporary healthcare staffing, locum tenens cardiologists are integral in addressing America’s cardiology provider gaps and the needs amidst ongoing physician shortages. The American Association of Medical Colleges reported an expected deficit of 3,800 to 13,400 physicians in medical specialties like cardiology by 2034.  Locum tenens has

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Ob/Gyn

How Healthcare Groups Can Leverage Locum Tenens to Address OB/GYN Shortages

There’s a shortage of skilled obstetrics and gynecology doctors (OB/GYNs)in the United States, and there’s a growing concern for healthcare groups and facilities that the shortage will only get worse. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) expects a deficiency of 22,000 OB/GYNs by 2050. With an increasing demand

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Primary Care

5 Solutions for Primary Care Shortages in Your Health System

Primary care is a cornerstone of the American healthcare system. Communities need primary care physicians (PCP) in order to address the vast majority of healthcare needs. But we’re currently experiencing a shortage of PCPs unlike anything we’ve seen before, and this has greatly hindered their ability to provide comprehensive and

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Psychiatry

How Long Does it Take to Become a Locum Tenens Psychiatrist?

Navigating the path to becoming a locum tenens psychiatrist involves understanding the journey these professionals have to take that’s different from your typical psychiatrist. Every locum tenens doctor, regardless of specialty, has to undergo the same credentialing, privileging, and enrollment process. But while many facilities can complete credentialing within a

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Emergency Medicine

How Locum Tenens Physicians Alleviate Emergency Department Burnout

Emergency medicine physicians face daily complications from patient overcrowding to burnout, a critical problem that places even more stress on the healthcare system. Burnout is a universal problem for physicians, with one in four clinicians saying they have considered leaving the profession altogether. These high-pressure, fast-paced healthcare environments need relief,

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Emergency Medicine

7 Things Every ER Physician Should Know About Locum Tenens

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 131 million people visit an emergency room each year, which averages out to 41 out of every 100 people in the US.  So, there’s a strong chance that you or someone you know has visited an emergency room within the

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