Staying informed about industry news and developments, as well as quality staffing services, is an essential part of being a hospital administrator, health system executive, or medical practice manager. To help leaders whose organizations require staffing solutions that range from locum tenens services to project and resource management, Medicus has compiled the 10 top posts geared to healthcare decision makers, according to our readership.
With a new year comes new opportunities. Whether you have been working locum tenens for quite some time or have made trying it a New Year’s resolution, putting together an assignment bucket list is great way to firm up and ultimately achieve your professional and/or travel objectives for 2018. Read on for three tips that can help you reach your goals.
Although locum tenens practice continues to grow in popularity among physicians, there are still certain misconceptions about what stage of career is best for this practice option. Although it’s an excellent option for recent graduates looking for a variety of experiences without making a commitment, as well as for retired physicians or physicians approaching retirement, locums work is actually a beneficial option for mid-career doctors as well.
Rose Wagner, vice president of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), recently highlighted several things medical practice executives can do to improve their organization’s revenue and performance, as reported last week by Healthcare Finance reports. Wagner’s recommendations can benefit different types of practice settings, from private solo practices, to partnerships, to hospital-run practices and multi-specialty groups owned by health systems. Read on to learn these helpful strategies and how to apply them at your practice.
Physicians and advanced practitioners who take locum tenens jobs in other states (or in remote areas of their own state) often choose to travel by air. And why not? It’s faster, and they can nap, read, or watch a movie and arrive at their destination refreshed. Similarly, they can catch up on busy work, such as updating their calendar or completing documents, to use their time more productively than they could in a vehicle. Yet the check-in process, lengthy security lines, potential delays, and other challenges that can come with flying could be trying to even the most easy-going travelers.
‘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.