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For Providers

At Barton Associates, we place locum tenens physicians, dentists, NPs, and PAs in all 50 states. Whether you are a seasoned provider or just getting into the locum tenens market, Barton Associates has the experience and the resources to find you the perfect opportunity and get you to that assignment quickly and efficiently.

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For Clients & Hiring Managers

Barton Associates is a leading national healthcare staffing company. We recruit physicians, dentists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners in a wide variety of specialties, and can quickly place them in locum tenens assignments at hospitals, practices, and organizations nationwide.

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Barton and Locum Tenens


Barton Associates is a leading national locum tenens agency for physicians, nurse practitioners, dentists, and physician assistants. We have the experience, resources, and scale needed to efficiently match talented healthcare providers with great hospitals, medical practices, and companies across the country in a wide variety of practice settings.

  • Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) Qualification...

    Eight states are currently participating the new Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC), with another 10 on the horizon. This means getting simultaneously licensed in these states is now quick and easy, and Barton Associates’ licensing and credentialing team is here and ready to help with every step of the process.  Currently, there are eight participating states. Below is a list of the current participating Compact Member States: AlabamaIdahoIowaKansasMississippiWest VirginiaWisconsinWyoming These 1...

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  • Get the Facts: The Physician Shortage

    Chances are, your organization has already felt the pinch of the ongoing physician shortage. And if it hasn’t, it will.  As demand for healthcare services increases across the United States, hospitals and other facilities will find it even more difficult to attract and retain quality physicians. This will negatively affect care quality and patient satisfaction, work-life balance for staff physicians, and your bottom line. For a deeper look into the...

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  • Test Your HIPAA Compliance Knowledge [Quiz]

    When HIPAA was signed into law in August 1996, its goals were twofold: to streamline healthcare delivery and to increase the number of Americans with health insurance coverage. The HIPAA privacy rule was enacted in response to issues concerning the electronic transmission of patient health information, which was growing along with the internet in the 1990s. In today’s cybersecurity climate, it’s vital that you’re well-versed in HIPAA compliance. HIPAA...

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  • How Locum Tenens Staffing Can Help...

    Locum Tenens Staffing Visa Suspension

    POSTED: May 25, 2017

    Regardless of where doctors are born, they’re urgently needed, and often in a hurry. Locum tenens staffing presents a flexible, scalable solution to the challenges the H-1B suspension and larger physician shortage represent....

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  • PA History Was Transformed Last Week...

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    POSTED: May 23, 2017

    The AAPA House of Delegates had debated the Optimal Team Practice resolution long enough. Here, PA leader Dave Mittman recalls the experience of being present for the vote that will help modernize PA practice....

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  • Don’t Let Different EMR Systems Scare...

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    POSTED: May 18, 2017

    Providers new to locums, or those who may still be contemplating the switch, shouldn't let learning different EMR systems scare them off. It’s wiser to look at it as an opportunity to build your skill set and enhance your career....

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