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  • The Recruiter-Provider Relationship

    As an experienced physician, learning who the best recruiters to work with to be placed in the best job for me was an interesting journey. Turns out, it is not all about the money. So, how do you find the right company to represent you?...

    Gail Clifford, MD | August 25, 2020

  • Meet Our 2020 Locum Hero: Heather H., FNP

    Earlier this year, Barton Associates announced its second annual Locum Heroes campaign, with a focus on giving back to locum tenens providers who make a difference in their communities, near and far. In response, we received more than 100 nominations, each describing incredible stories of the ways t...

    Barton Team | August 12, 2020

  • Happy National Locum Tenens Week 2020! [VIDEO]

    Every year during the 2nd full week of August, National Locum Tenens Week serves as an annual platform for the healthcare staffing industry to collectively recognize the vital role that locum tenens providers serve in the United States. This year, more than ever, we recognize how essential locum ten...

    Barton Team | August 10, 2020

  • 5 Simple Ways to Grow Your Locum Practice

    Have you just started a new locum tenens position and want to build your patient panel? Perhaps you were hired to grow the medical organization’s practice and increase patient access. If so, here are five simple tips to help you do that....

    Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD | July 30, 2020

  • PAs and NPs Play an Increasing Role in Healthcare

    Much of the United States is facing a serious shortage of healthcare providers. The health provider shortfall is especially acute for primary care professionals, and especially in rural areas. Read on to learn how PAs and NPs play a role in combating this shortage....

    Luke Curtis, MD, MS | July 30, 2020

  • Exploring DSO's as a Locum Dentist

    If you’re a young dentist looking for employment or an older dentist seeking to retire, then there is a good chance that you will be talking with some Dental Service Organizations, also known as DSO’s....

    Paul Rickard, DDS | July 30, 2020

  • Genius Things to do on Sunday for a Successful Week

    Sunday is a different day of the week for most of us as hospitalists, so, to clarify, I’m referring to the day before you start your string of shifts. To have a successful week, think through your goals for each week on Sunday....

    Gail Clifford, MD | July 30, 2020

  • The Opioid Crisis - What Every Healthcare Professional Needs to Know

    The opioid crisis has touched every state in the union, reaching epidemic proportions. No matter where your next assignment takes you, knowing the state's requirements for continuing medical education pertaining to narcotic prescriptions and treatment of acute and chronic pain is a must....

    Teresa Otto, MD | July 30, 2020

  • Assembling Your Financial Team

    Leaving residency, most of us know how to manage sepsis, DKA, pneumonia, heart failure and stroke, but we may not have a clue about how to manage our finances or service our school debt. We have the general idea that we need to make more than we spend, but our debt repayment is so high, that’s impos...

    Gail Clifford, MD | July 21, 2020

  • Hobbies That Travel Well

    Just because you're on the road doesn't mean you need to set aside hobbies you enjoy. Wondering what hobbies are particularly amenable to a locum tenens' lifestyle? Here are eight portable ways to enjoy your free time away from home. The first few are best suited for metropolitan areas while the fin...

    Teresa Otto, MD | July 15, 2020

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