Physician Burnout

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Five Surefire Signs It’s Time for You to Consider Locum Tenens

You’ve heard of locum tenens, but you may be overlooking signs that it’s right for you. Here are a few to look out for: You’re feeling overwhelmed by administrative duties. Faced with mounting regulatory concerns and documentation requirements, physicians are spending more and more time on admin work. According to a survey by MedScape, a …

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The Benefits of Locum Tenens Staffing

Locums in Healthcare A locum tenens provider is a Latin term for placeholder – to hold the place or to substitute for another person. In the medical industry, this term is specifically referencing a physician or advanced practitioner who temporarily works for a healthcare organization for a defined period of time. The benefits for providers …

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The Impact of Nurse Practitioners on Healthcare

Managing the Primary Care Shortage The number of licensed Nurse Practitioners has more than doubled since 2007, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that number to grow 36 percent by 2026. The shortage of Primary Care physicians and other specialists fuels this growth. Across the country, Nurse Practitioners are providing healthcare in communities …

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America’s Mental Health Crisis

Facing the Shortage of Mental Health Professionals Growing demand for mental health care plus a slow supply of new Psychiatrists equals the perfect storm for America’s mental health care crisis. Over half of practicing Psychiatrists are nearing retirement age and fewer medical students are interested in pursuing Psychiatry. JAMA reports that fewer students are interested in …

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The Demand for Cardiologists Is Increasing

How to Prepare Your Facility for Cardiologists Shortages The demand for Cardiologists will increase annually as much as 18 percent through 2025. It’s already sparking dramatic one-year increases in total cash compensation. General Cardiologists earned the biggest jump in cash compensation amongst all medical specialties – a 4.4 percent increase. Furthering salary growth: The number of Cardiologists grew only …

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Fighting the Critical Care Physician Shortage

What the Trends Are Showing Us and Our Recommended Solution The increasing lack of Intensivists is growing to be a pandemic in the medical industry. In this often over-worked group, Healthcare Global reports that almost half of the 10,000 Critical Care physicians in the U.S. are facing severe burnout. Physicians are now choosing less stressful …

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Being Prepared for a Radiologist Shortage

The Problems Faced With a Radiologists Shortage and Solutions The overall demand for radiology services has been steadily rising since 2013 with the growing number of aging individuals in the United States. Nearly half of the Radiologists in the U.S. are of retirement age, and fewer Radiology residents are waiting to fill these soon-to-be vacant …

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What the Shortage of Oncologists Means for Cancer Treatment

Concerning Trends for Oncologists and Cancer Care A number of major United States cities are at risk for Oncology shortages as discovered through a 2017 survey. The Association of Community Cancer Centers polled 293 program directors and providers from 209 cancer treatment centers nationwide. They found that 47 percent reported vacancies for medical Oncologists, showing that organizations …

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Benefits of Locum Tenens

The Journey of Locum Tenens Psychiatrist, Dr. Fred Moss How it Began It was 2013 and I was assigned to work a locum tenens psychiatry position at an inpatient geriatric unit outside of Cleveland, Ohio. I was incredibly disheartened by what I witnessed when I arrived; patients were heavily medicated and lethargic. Overwhelmed by what …

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Solutions for Physician Burnout

Changing Your Career Path to Fight Burnout If you’re a physician or an advanced practitioner such as a CRNA, you already know that burnout is a real problem in the medical community. But have you considered solutions for physician burnout We’ve talked to healthcare professionals from all walks of life, and we’ve noticed that a …

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