Physician Shortage

Why Locum Tenens: The Personal Mission Behind the Work

Improving access to healthcare in rural communities through locums. “When I was six years old, my grandmother went into the hospital with a broken ankle,” says Jackson + Coker President Tim Fischer. “It was a rural area, and unfortunately, she died there. This really impacted me. Connecting doctors and advanced practitioners with the communities that …

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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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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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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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Overcoming the OBGYN Shortage

How you can fill staffing gaps with obstetrics and gynecology physicians. Female patients currently face obstacles with OBGYN shortages, costly care and lack of comprehensive care. Your practice can fill in these gaps with the help of an advanced practitioner, such as an obstetrics and gynecology nurse practitioner (OGNP). An OGNP at your family practice …

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Advantages of Telehealth

How are physicians and hospitals benefitting from using telehealth? Interprofessional consultations aren’t just beneficial for physicians, but also for healthcare organizations. Consultations between nurse practitioners, primary care physicians and specialists are growing rapidly as the utilization of telehealth becomes more common. These consultations and discussions with specialists located outside of the hospital lead to fewer …

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Physician Salary by Specialty

Your physician and advanced practitioner salary guide. 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 any industry, there are many factors that influence how much …

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Nurse Practitioner Staffing

The Benefits of Hiring a Nurse Practitioner to Staff Your Facility

The added value of nurse practitioners in healthcare. Nurse practitioners bring a unique approach to patient care – and patients appreciate their ability to create individualized care plans. But did you know medical practices that employ more non-physician providers like nurse practitioners are more profitable and productive? Physician-owned practices with a higher ratio of nurse …

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How to Combat Rising Orthopedist Demand

Growing population, shrinking pool of orthopedists. Like most surgical specialties, orthopedics is an intense, competitive and demanding field. Residency programs are tough, with only 717 different spots spread out between 163 programs. Despite a 100 percent fill-rate in these residency programs, orthopedics is facing a massive shortage of providers. By 2026, that deficit will increase …

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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 board 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.

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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