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Locum Tenens Daily Wrap Up: Week Of July 21st

Posted by Interim Physicians on Jul 25, 2014 4:39:24 PM

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If you're new to Locum Tenens Daily or just a periodical reader, here are brief synopses for each blog post for the week of July 21st through July 25th:

Monday 21, 2014: Doctors Across Generations: Why Being A Boomer, Gen-Xer, Or Millennial Matters

It's an understatement to say that adapting to today's rapid transformation of medicine is a challenge.  Whether you will embrace these changes or fight against them can be determined, in part, by the year in which you were born.  Although generational data are not absolute, they can be both revealing and predictive.

Tuesday 22, 2014: Tips For A Successful Short-Term Locums Assignment #PhysicianTipTuesday

If you're a permanent physician looking for a change in scenery on your days off or a physician looking to experience the locums lifestyle for the first time, a short-term locums assignment may be the perfect choice for you! With that being said, here are a few easy tips to ensure success on a short-term locums basis.

Wednesday 23, 2014: Infographic: Why Do Patients Avoid The Doctor?

Health, or the absence of it, is one of Americans, primary concerns. So, why aren't we taking care of ourselves? And more importantly, how can that be fixed?

Thursday 24, 2014: Physician News: Physician Employment Statistics

A recent survey conducted by Jackson Healthcare indicates that the number of primary care physicians employed by hospitals is steadily increasing. In 2012, only 10 percent of primary care physicians were employed by hospitals; conversely, in 2014, that number has jumped to 20 percent. Here is the breakdown of employment and ownership status from the 2014 national physician survey.

Friday 25, 2014: Happy Friday!

Stay tuned next Monday, July 28th for 3 Factors That Should Influence Your Choice Of Locum Tenens Agency. Have a great weekend!

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