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C-Suite Monitor – Q4 | 2018

A Newsletter Dedicated to Providing Innovative Staffing Solutions for Healthcare Leaders.

Vital News – Q4 | 2018

A Newsletter for Physicians, NPs, PAs, and CRNAs Interested in or Currently Practicing Locum Tenens.


Summer Pet Travel Tips for Locum Tenens Providers

Summer is approaching, and it can be a great time of the year to travel with your pet(s). Not surprisingly, many clinicians who work locum tenens want to take their furry, four-legged friends on assignment this time of year. If you are one of them, after your recruiter has verified pet-friendly housing can be secured, use the following tips to realize safe travels and give new meaning to the dog (or cat) days of summer.

Developing a Better Medical Practice Team in 3 Steps

As a medical practice manager, you work with a diverse set of professionals, from physicians and other clinicians on staff to locum tenens providers and clerical personnel. Some of your team may have recently entered the workforce while others could be looking to retire within the next few years. What’s more, everyone has a distinct personality and different skill set(s) as well as a preferred way of completing tasks.

7 Tips for Landing Locum Tenens Assignments Everybody Wants

When an ideal opportunity presents itself, are you in a position to seize it right away? Whether you work locum tenens full time, occasionally, or have yet to accept your first assignment, there are a few things you can do to ensure you are ready and able to accept the locum tenens jobs that top your wish list—and those of other clinicians.

17 Questions for the Staffing Firm That Wants to Solve Your Locum Tenens Needs

Maybe you need to fill four open jobs within your health system and need temporary or permanent staff as quickly as possible. Or, perhaps you are eager to secure locum tenens staffing services now to ensure your practice has coverage for a physician who will be out on maternity leave this fall. Then again, you may be looking for an agency that can deliver other services your healthcare organization needs, too—such as consulting services or project and resource management—to provide you with a more comprehensive, single-point-of-contact solution.

3 Areas in Healthcare Where AI Could Cut Administrative Costs

The term “artificial intelligence” (AI) was coined in 1956 by a computer scientist who was part of the first academic conference on the subject. Still, while it has been around for decades, the phrase—along with “machine learning” (ML), an approach used to achieve AI—has permeated many aspects of everyday life in recent years. Voice-enabled devices such as Amazon’s Echo, email spam filters, and mobile check deposits are just a few examples of the way this technology has changed our world.