Medicus Megabytes: Link Roundup, 10/19/16
Connecting you to industry trends, tips, and news
Among the items we highlight this week are the ban by the Department of Transportation (DOT) of a particular smartphone from all flights, a new initiative to improve clinicians’ experience with Medicare, and the benefits of maintaining a polished practice website.
Working Locum Tenens: Truth vs. Myths
Maybe you have considered working locum tenens, but shelved the notion because you heard it is not as stable as a regular full-time position. Or perhaps you believe an assignment facility’s permanent staff will be unwelcoming or view you as an outsider. Then again, you may be reluctant to explore the locum lifestyle because you think it could be too erratic.
How Locum Tenens Services Can Help Your Facility Save Money
As the individual who manages your healthcare organization’s staffing needs, you are responsible for ensuring adequate coverage and the delivery of excellent patient care. Wouldn’t it be great to have a staffing solution that also helps your hospital or practice’s bottom line? Consider partnering with a respected locum tenens staffing company! Here are just a few ways your organization could save money—and also prosper—by adding locum tenens providers to its staffing mix.
3 Reasons to Consider Locum Tenens as a Way to Semi-Retire
Like many clinicians who have reached or are approaching the golden years of retirement, you may not be ready to stop working. Perhaps you find yourself at a crossroads, not yet wishing to hang up your stethoscope but no longer wanting to practice medicine full time. What are your options?
National PA Week 2016
In recognition of National Physician Assistant (PA) Week—which takes place every year from October 6 to 12—Medicus Healthcare Solutions celebrates our country’s 100,000-plus clinically practicing PAs. We appreciate your commitment to the delivery of quality patient care, as well as your countless contributions and the important work you do all year long.