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Locum Tenens Daily Wrap Up: Week Of July 14th

Posted by Interim Physicians on Jul 18, 2014 4:07:53 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 14th through July 18th:

Monday 14, 2014: Part 2. Engaging The Unengaged Patient

A recent blog post,  Part 1. The Unengaged Patient and The Patient Engagement Concept details the struggles facilities, physicians, and public-health officials face in terms of patient engagement. However, goals need tactics to achieve this overall patient engagement concept. With that being said, here are 3 ways providers, facilities, and officials can engage the unengaged patient.

Tuesday 15, 2014: Tips For A Successful Locums Road Trip #PhysicianTipTuesday

You've finally found the perfect locum tenens assignment just hours from your home! After much consideration, you have decided to take the scenic route with your trusty car companion. But, before you speed away to your new destination, check out these tips for a successful locums road trip!

Wednesday 16, 2014: Infographic: Wait Times By State And Specialty

Here are the wait times divided by state and specialty in chart form from Merritt Hawkins.  A fun tip for facilities: you can cut this wait time down and increase revenue by hiring a locum tenens physician.

Thursday 17, 2014: Highest Paid Non-Executive Jobs: Healthcare Takes The Top 13 Spots

Do you hold a spot in the top 13 highest-paid non-executive jobs? If you're an internist, dentist, or surgeon, the answer is yes. Actually, the 13 best-paid jobs in the U.S. are all in healthcare. Starting with the highest annual mean wage, here are the top 13 professions.

Friday 18, 2014: Infographic: Home Healthcare

It's about caring, not just health care. Here's a graphic look at why it's time to rethink home health care. 

Stay tuned next Monday, July 21st, for Dr. Ken's Corner: Why Being A Boomer, Gen-Xer, Or Millennial Matters. Have a great weekend!

Topics: Locum Tenens, Locum Tenens Daily