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How Burnout Is Harming Your Facility's Bottom Line

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Our Locum Heroes: 2019

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Another Kind of Shortage: Occupational Medicine Physicians

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Telemedicine: Benefits and Advantages

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Sweet Dreams: Sleeping Well in a New Time Zone

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    We're Coming to ASPR!

    Barton Associates will be exhibiting early next week at the ASPR 2019 Annual Conference, and we’re excited to see you again and share how we can assist with your varied staffing needs....

    Julie Shea Julie Shea | April 01, 2019

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    Happy National Doctors' Day!

    At Barton Associates, every day is Doctors' Day. Check out this year's video celebrating doctors everywhere!...

    Barton Team Barton Team | March 30, 2019

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    Authentication Security for Locum Hiring Managers

    Learning how to recognize and thwart potential authentication-based problem is critical — a concern that only becomes more serious as the organization brings on more temporary locum tenens workers, considering their need to access sensitive data during their time with your facility....

    Evan Wade Evan Wade | March 28, 2019

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    Considering Telemedicine? Ask These Questions

    Before working in telemedicine, I had many questions. Having worked mainly in an outpatient setting, I wanted to know how telemedicine worked. Drawing from my experiences, here are four considerations to think about when applying for a telemedicine position....

    Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD | March 26, 2019

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    Why the Right Locum Tenens Company Matters: 4 Qualities to Consider

    As with any new job, however, taking time to pick the right employer can make or break your experience. With that in mind, be sure to investigate the following attributes as you research the locum tenens companies on your shortlist....

    Evan Wade Evan Wade | March 21, 2019

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    It’s Not All Bad: Our Locums Share the Benefits of Using EMR Systems

    Physicians, NPs, PAs, dentists and CRNAs have voiced several ways EMRs could be improved, including making them more user-friendly, efficient, and personalized....

    Claire Cavanaugh Claire Cavanaugh | March 19, 2019

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    5 Unique Advantages of Practicing Rural Dentistry

    In the dental staffing shortage, rural regions tend to be the hardest-hit. Considering Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement rates, these areas are often the hardest to serve as well. That’s a real shame, considering all the advantages and experiences rural dentistry has to offer willin...

    Evan Wade Evan Wade | March 14, 2019

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    Why Practice Telemedicine? One Physician’s Experience

    As a physician who started practicing telemedicine a few years ago, I was excited but had questions and wasn’t sure where to turn. Other than reading a few online articles about telemedicine, I found it difficult to find personal information from a clinician’s perspective....

    Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD | March 12, 2019

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    More Fun Facts on NYC - Cindy O., NP

    Do you know what goose poop sounds like when it hits ice? The following blog post is written by Cindy, who wanted to post some more fun facts on her time in NYC - including her experience with geese and turkeys!...

    Cindy O., NP Cindy O., NP | March 08, 2019

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    “Corporate Dentistry” for Locums

    The outlook for dental private practice is bleak, with some sources claiming the rate of practice ownership is plateauing or even actively declining. That’s where Dental Service Organizations (DSOs) come in....

    Julie Shea Julie Shea | March 07, 2019