Physician Shortage

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Preparing for a Shortage of Primary Care Physicians

How the primary care shortage impacts patient care. The number of primary care physicians in the United States is failing to keep up with ever-growing demand. Studies indicate that there could be a shortage of 37,800-124,000 primary care and specialty care doctors by the year 2034.  How salary plays a role. One factor deterring medical students …

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The Solution to the Primary Care Physician Shortage

Can a nurse practitioner be a primary care provider? By 2034, America faces a projected shortage of primary care physicians between 17,800-48,000 providers, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). The nation’s demand for primary care services outweighs the number of primary care providers, and this is especially true in rural areas. There …

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The Guide to Advanced Practitioner Salaries

What you need to know about nurse practitioner and physician assistant salaries. Part of any successful career plan is knowing the going rate for your specialty, experience and region. Demand for healthcare is growing, and we are seeing rises in physician salaries as healthcare organizations compete to attract top talent. In most industries, there are …

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Are Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners in Demand?

Psychiatric nurse practitioners vs psychiatrists: how mental health nurse practitioners are filling gaps in healthcare. America faces a broad range of mental health issues from opioid addiction to increasing rates of depression and suicide. One in every five Americans has suffered or will suffer from mental illness, yet the number of psychiatrists in the country …

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Women’s Healthcare Demands by State

How technology is proving a temporary solution to increased demand. Providers are struggling to keep up with patient demand for care – especially obstetrics and gynecology physicians. In 2020, the need for OB/GYNs grew by 6 percent or 2,090 full-time providers. That translates to overworked staff in your hospital, but technology does offer some solutions. Forty-nine percent of counties …

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Psychiatrist Shortage and Salary Growth

Rising demand for psychiatric services and provider shortages affecting the average psychiatrist salary. Psychiatrists are enjoying a rise in their pay rates as facilities compete over fewer available psychiatrists. Healthcare organizations like yours face: Stronger demand for psychiatric services. Shortage of psychiatric beds. Uneven distribution of providers relative to patient needs. Growing demand for mental …

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Psychiatrist Salaries

Why Are Average Psychiatrist Salaries Growing?

Two main factors to growth in average psychiatrist salaries. Just like the year before, this year will shape out to be a psychiatrists’ market. Shortages in available doctors and greater needs from patients mean that you, the provider, have more control over your career than ever before. Psychiatrists are the 6th highest-paid specialty, making between …

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Mental Health Care Psychiatry

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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Federal facts for you.

We are a Federal Supply Schedule Contract holder. 

Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract: 36F79723D0086, Professional and Allied Healthcare Staffing, effective March 15, 2023, through March 14, 2028.

NAICS Codes:
  • 561320: Temporary help services. 
  • 621111: Offices of physicians. 
  • 621112: Offices of physicians, mental health specialists. 
  • 621399: Offices of all other miscellaneous health practitioners. 
  • 621330: Offices of mental health practitioners.

Privileging.

Once you and our client agree to move forward with your assignment, our privileging team will assist you and the client in gathering information required by the healthcare facility to grant clinical privileges.

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We contact the facility’s Medical Service Office (MSO) for their application and requirements.

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We will assist you by pre-populating the facility’s application and sending to the MSO.

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We will assist the MSO by following up on requested items.

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MSO will grant privileges based on your training and experience, and you will be able to start your assignment.

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Maggie Youmans

Senior Vice President, Sales

As Senior Vice President, Maggie oversees several key specialty divisions and adjacent teams. With a demonstrated history of leading teams and developing individuals across the organization, she is dedicated to inspiring, challenging and empowering associates to achieve their personal and professional goals. 

Maggie earned degrees in marketing and management focused on consumer economics from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business. She enjoys traveling with her husband to visit different bed and breakfasts. Together, they have been able to see the beauty within their own backyard and across the country.

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Anne Anderson

Executive Vice President

"I'm passionate about the locum tenens industry - we make a real difference in the lives of both our heroic healthcare providers and the patients they treat."

Anne has been at the forefront of the evolution of locum tenens for more than 35 years. She’s a respected leader with expertise in corporate operations, risk management, credentialing, and travel services. Before joining Jackson + Coker, she served as Executive Vice President at Medical Doctor Associates, part of Cross Country Healthcare. 

An ardent industry advocate, Anne served several years on the Board of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO), including two years as president. 

Anne received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Spring Hill College. She is also a PADI open water diver and enjoys scuba diving. 

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