Interim Physicians Blog

Dr. Ken's Corner: Rural Hospitals Face Threats to Survival

Posted by Ken Teufel M.D. on Sep 25, 2017 3:58:41 PM

Every day, thousands of Americans receive quality patient care from locum tenens physicians representing almost every specialty and sub-specialty.  The vast majority of these doctors practice in urban settings, most of them likely unaware that the idea behind locum tenens staffing had its humble origins in rural America.  It all began as a way to provide relief to overworked primary care physicians in underserved communities in Texas and the Intermountain West.

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Topics: locum tenens, Dr. Ken Teufel, hospital coverage, hospital medicine, rural medicine

Is Locum Tenens Right for Your Facility?

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Feb 17, 2017 3:03:54 PM

Answer These 6 Questions

Ninety four percent of healthcare facilities reported using locum tenens physicians in 2016, and the reason is clear: locum tenens physicians provide fast coverage and quality patient care when and where it’s needed most.

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Topics: locums, locum tenens, Our Blog, healthcare facility, hospital coverage, interim physicians, physician coverage

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