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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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    By now, you’ve probably heard that locum tenens, or temporary, contract providers make more money than providers in permanent positions. If you’ve never worked a locum tenens assignment before, you’ve probably wondered, exactly how much more money can I make as a locum tenens provider?...

    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | December 11, 2019

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    My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. Stephen K.

    Over approximately two years of working with Barton Associates, Dr. Stephen K. has been on several locum tenens assignments in pediatrics. Dr. Stephen was kind enough to share his locum tenens story with us....

    Barton Team Barton Team | December 10, 2019

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    My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. Lucase W.

    Dr. Lucase was kind enough to share his locum tenens story with us. Here’s what he had to say about the ability locum tenens work has given him to practice in different settings, how his physician friends feel about locum tenens, his passion for healthcare, traveling on the job, and his relatio...

    Barton Team Barton Team | December 05, 2019

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    It's Time for Flu Shots: One of Healthcare's Busiest Seasons

    For patients, flu shot season is barely a blip on the radar—it's the day you leave the office, pick the kids up from school a little early, and head to your doctor’s office or the nearest convenient walk-in clinic....

    Evan Wade Evan Wade | December 03, 2019

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    My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Keith W., PA

    At Barton Associates, our recruiters are not only trained to place providers, but also to take care of them. So when Keith, W., PA found himself in treacherous winter conditions, Barton was there to help...

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | November 26, 2019

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    Football in Oklahoma, Snow in North Dakota - Dr. Chris L.

    Dr. Chris L. is a board certified OB/GYN, locum tenens provider, and Barton Ambassador! For his most recent assignment, Dr. Chris left his home state of Oklahoma to take an assignment in North Dakota, and travels back and forth between the two states. The following blog post is an update from Dr. Ch...

    Dr. Chris L., OBGYN Dr. Chris L., OBGYN | November 21, 2019

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    Backstage at Barton: Introducing Andrew Z.

    A year removed from earning his Bachelor’s degree in Economics at UMass Lowell, Andrew Z. was hired as a recruiter in Barton Associates’ clinical services group (CSG) at our headquarters in Peabody, Massachusetts. “I interviewed and never looked back,” he said, reminiscing of the day he started his ...

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | November 19, 2019

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    My NP Story: Meet Cynthia J.

    In celebration of National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week 2019, we spoke with Cynthia J., NP about her experiences as a locum tenens NP....

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | November 13, 2019

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    #BecauseICan Visit My Parents in England

    After severely breaking her leg in a skiing accident in the 1980’s, Feneta went back to college to pursue a career in healthcare. She is a family practice nurse practitioner (NP) and specializes in urgent care and emergency medicine. For the past nine years, Feneta has been doing locum tenens full-t...

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | November 12, 2019

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    Telemedicine Equipment: 7 Essentials for Your Exam Room

    Proper lighting techniques and what not to wear isn’t all you need to know. In this second piece of our two-part series on readying your virtual exam room, we’ll discuss the telemedicine equipment you need to provide remote patients with the best possible care....

    Evan Wade Evan Wade | November 07, 2019