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My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. Craig S.

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Life as a Locum Dentist

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Assistant Physicians Play a Vital Role for Healthcare in Rural Communities

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The Faces of Nurse Anesthesia

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Locum Heroes Follow Up: Whitney Holmes, NP

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Open Enrollment Time! 3 Tips to Find a Primary Care Doctor

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My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. William D.

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#LocumLife: The Importance of Self-Care

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Nontraditional Ideas for Locum Tenens Work

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My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. Maury G.

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How Do Telehealth Laws and Regulations Vary By State?

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Myths About Prison Healthcare

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    Locum Heroes Follow Up: Whitney Holmes, NP

    In early 2019, Barton Associates announced the Locum Heroes campaign. Locum Heroes focuses on giving back and recognizing locum tenens providers who make a difference in their communities, near and far....

    Barton Team Barton Team | September 20, 2019

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    My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. William D.

    Since he began working with Barton Associates, interventional cardiologist Dr. William D. has been on more than 10 assignments across Alabama while running his own private practice. Dr. William was kind enough to share his locum tenens story with us....

    Barton Team Barton Team | September 19, 2019

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    Open Enrollment Time! 3 Tips to Find a Primary Care Doctor

    As fall approaches, now is the time to think about selecting a health insurance plan and a primary care physician if you haven’t already. In a nutshell, when seeking a primary care doctor and associated healthcare facility, consider what the needs of you and your family are to see what would be the ...

    Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD | September 17, 2019

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    #LocumLife: The Importance of Self-Care

    Towards the end of my most recent assignment, I started to feel burned-out, noticing that familiar inner tug which was telling me that I was overdue for a break. So, when I started to feel more exhausted and less motivated, I knew it was time for a break, as this was the best way that I could care f...

    Nadia S., DNP, FNP-BC Nadia S., DNP, FNP-BC | September 12, 2019

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    Nontraditional Ideas for Locum Tenens Work

    If you’re having difficulty finding a particular locum tenens position, perhaps it is time to create your own and get the word out to potential employers. Think about your interests and strengths and how you can apply both to be of service to others. Go for it - you have nothing to lose!...

    Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD | September 10, 2019

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    My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. Maury G.

    Dr. Maury G. is a locum tenens physician from New York. After working as a reserve doctor in emergency medicine, he decided that going locum would also match his military values. In 2015, he took an assignment in northern Vermont for more than two years....

    Barton Team Barton Team | September 05, 2019

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    How Do Telehealth Laws and Regulations Vary By State?

    States have their own laws around telehealth licensing, reimbursement and consent, as well as their own definitions for what constitutes telehealth. It is important for patients and healthcare providers to be aware of the laws in their state before using telehealth services....

    Tayla Holman Tayla Holman | September 03, 2019

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    #BecauseICan: Open My Private Practice

    In early 2019, when psychiatrist Dr. Gerald S. first discovered locum tenens, he was looking to find local, permanent positions. Despite talking to different recruiters, he kept coming up short. After all, he didn’t want to travel too far, and he wasn’t looking to move. Eventually, he made the decis...

    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | August 30, 2019

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    Myths About Prison Healthcare

    Let’s be honest, healthcare in corrections hasn’t always received much publicity and the little publicity it does receive tends to be negative. I have worked for almost 20 years in jails and prisons of all sizes, so I am going to take this opportunity to discuss three of the top myths you are likely...

    Renee Dahring, NP Renee Dahring, NP | August 29, 2019

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    Working With New Hygienists as a Locum Dentist

    Patient introductions are complex. Communication is a three-way street when a dentist is in the hygiene room because of the great deal of information that needs to be transferred while the patient is present. While the dentist and the hygienist are providing and collecting information the patient is...

    Paul Rickard, DDS Paul Rickard, DDS | August 27, 2019