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How to Avoid Holiday Burnout as a Healthcare Leader

‘Tis the season to be jolly. After all, December is a month of multicultural celebrations, from Christmas and Hanukkah to Kwanzaa and New Year’s Eve. Many of us look forward to spending time with family and friends, planning celebratory meals, hosting get-togethers, decorating our homes, and shopping for the perfect gifts. And while these occasions can bring much joy, they also can leave a number of us feeling more than a little overwhelmed.

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5 Travel Tips for a Faster Flight

Physicians and advanced practitioners who accept locum tenens jobs in other states (or in faraway areas in their own state) often end up flying to their new assignment. With the holidays approaching, travel plans are reaching an all-time high! Fortunately, you and your fellow clinicians have a few ways to enjoy positive airport experiences, whether you’re about to jet off to a new assignment, visit family, or you’re taking a well-deserved vacation.

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Opportunities Across the United States

Locum tenens is a unique practice that offers a variety of perks for providers. In addition to the ability to build your assignment length and choose which hospitals and facilities with which you align, you can travel across the United States! If you have a goal to hit all 50 states in your lifetime, you could certainly use this practice alternative to your advantage. Today, we discuss four states that offer a variety of opportunities for providers.

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6 Questions to Ask Your EHR Vendor

Since all electronic health records (EHR) are not created equally and there have been a variety of EHR technological developments that could help your organization, you may be tempted to upgrade your system. To help during your search, we’ve compiled six questions to ask when choosing the right system for your hospital or facility.

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Celebratory Ideas for NP Week at Your Hospital

National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week—which provides opportunities for healthcare leaders and co-workers to formally recognize practicing NPs and their important contributions to medicine—officially began Sunday, November 10. As a hospital executive or practice manager, you have likely put something in place to show your NPs how much you value their dedication to and delivery of quality care.

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4 Benefits of Practicing Medicine for the Veterans Health Administration

As the nation’s largest integrated healthcare system in the United States, the VHA serves over 9 million veterans and performs about 400,000 procedures annually. In addition to their continual efforts to optimize veteran care, the VHA nurtures physician engagement and accommodates professional exploration. Practicing medicine is simplified for the physician without the baggage of billing and insurance or the need to justify necessary procedures.

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Business man stressed out

How to Avoid Holiday Burnout as a Healthcare Leader

‘Tis the season to be jolly. After all, December is a month of multicultural celebrations, from Christmas and Hanukkah to Kwanzaa and New Year’s Eve. Many of us look forward to spending time with family and friends, planning celebratory meals, hosting get-togethers, decorating our homes, and shopping for the perfect gifts. And while these occasions can bring much joy, they also can leave a number of us feeling more than a little overwhelmed.

Read More »
Baggage claim

5 Travel Tips for a Faster Flight

Physicians and advanced practitioners who accept locum tenens jobs in other states (or in faraway areas in their own state) often end up flying to their new assignment. With the holidays approaching, travel plans are reaching an all-time high! Fortunately, you and your fellow clinicians have a few ways to enjoy positive airport experiences, whether you’re about to jet off to a new assignment, visit family, or you’re taking a well-deserved vacation.

Read More »
great smoky mountains

Opportunities Across the United States

Locum tenens is a unique practice that offers a variety of perks for providers. In addition to the ability to build your assignment length and choose which hospitals and facilities with which you align, you can travel across the United States! If you have a goal to hit all 50 states in your lifetime, you could certainly use this practice alternative to your advantage. Today, we discuss four states that offer a variety of opportunities for providers.

Read More »
Laptop with graphics

6 Questions to Ask Your EHR Vendor

Since all electronic health records (EHR) are not created equally and there have been a variety of EHR technological developments that could help your organization, you may be tempted to upgrade your system. To help during your search, we’ve compiled six questions to ask when choosing the right system for your hospital or facility.

Read More »
A smiling medical provider

Celebratory Ideas for NP Week at Your Hospital

National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week—which provides opportunities for healthcare leaders and co-workers to formally recognize practicing NPs and their important contributions to medicine—officially began Sunday, November 10. As a hospital executive or practice manager, you have likely put something in place to show your NPs how much you value their dedication to and delivery of quality care.

Read More »
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4 Benefits of Practicing Medicine for the Veterans Health Administration

As the nation’s largest integrated healthcare system in the United States, the VHA serves over 9 million veterans and performs about 400,000 procedures annually. In addition to their continual efforts to optimize veteran care, the VHA nurtures physician engagement and accommodates professional exploration. Practicing medicine is simplified for the physician without the baggage of billing and insurance or the need to justify necessary procedures.

Read More »
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Fast Facts for International Day of Radiology

On November 8, 1895, German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen captured the very first x-ray picture. Today, we’d like to celebrate with the rest of the world and help promote radiology’s unique contributions to modern medicine. Please enjoy the following “fast facts” honoring unique pieces of the specialty’s timeline and highlighting a few of its most significant milestones.

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How Trauma Designation Creates a Halo Effect

With the ever-present physician shortage, it may seem impossible to maintain schedule coverage while also looking into the logistics of your facility’s trauma designation and recertification. As you know, each trauma level requires you to make sure you dot your i’s and cross your t’s. If the process seems too daunting, it’s possible to enlist a reputable medical staffing company to help smooth the transition.

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