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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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  • 4 Qualities of Highly Profitable and...

    Productive Facilities

    POSTED: August 22, 2017

    In this survey, the MGMA confirms that hiring NPs and PAs and becoming more aware of other expenses play a crucial role in the profitability and productivity of facilities....

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  • “Locum Providers Save Us Money": One...

    Clients5 Wide No Quote

    POSTED: August 18, 2017

    Fortunately, despite the physician shortage, locum tenens physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and dentists have been able to help meet the staffing needs of rural facilities....

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  • My Locum Tenens Story: Life As...

    Provider5 Wide No Quote

    POSTED: August 18, 2017

    In honor of National Locum Tenens Week, we reached out to Dan S. to learn more about what life as a locum tenens dentist entails. Here’s what he had to say....

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