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Locum Tenens Daily Wrap Up: Week Of July 7th

Posted by Interim Physicians on Jul 11, 2014 7:26:51 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 7th through July 11th:

Monday 7, 2014: Top 8 Specialties With The Happiest Physicians

Do you love your medical specialty? If hesitant, sometimes all it takes to rekindle the fire is a change of setting or pace. By trying a locum tenens position, you can make yourself a happier physician! But, if you're curious, here's an infographic with the top 8 specialties with the happiest physicians.

Tuesday 8, 2014: 4 Reasons To Speak Another Language #PhysicianTipTuesday

Hola. Bonjour! Ni Hao. As a locum tenens physician, you have the opportunity to travel across the country and provide care where it's needed most. Although most patients you encounter will speak English, it can be extremely beneficial as a physician to speak in a patient's native tongue. Furthermore, research also indicates that being bilingual is also good for your health!

Wednesday 9, 2014: 9 Tips for Billing Locum Tenens

As the need for locum tenens physicians increases, it is becoming more important for health care facilities to understand how to properly bill for locum tenens services. As the industry has grown, professional and facility fee billing has become increasingly complex. If you're a locum tenens agency, our nine tips to make billing run smoother can help you to thrive.

Thursday 10, 2014: Infographic: 16 Reasons Why Travel Is Good For You

Travel is one of the greatest luxuries that locums physicians can enjoy! Not only do you get to practice medicine and provide quality care where it's needed most, you also get to try delicious cuisines, partake in regional festivals, meet a magnitude of people, and discover different geographic landscapes. However, travel is more than just a luxury; it has a number of positive impacts too. Here's an infographic with 16 reasons why travel is good for you!

Friday 11, 2014: Happy Friday!

Stay tuned next Monday, July 14th, for Part 2. Engaging the Unengaged Patient. Have a great weekend!

Topics: Locum Tenens, Locum Tenens Daily