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Whether you’re looking to hire your first locum or you use them frequently at your facility, you probably have some questions. And we expect you to. For that reason, we assembled some of the most useful articles, infographics, and videos in one easy-to-navigate location to help answer any questions you may have. Physician shortage information, tips for staffing locums, and the solutions Barton Associates offers — it’s all here.
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Physician Shortage Information
Access facts and figures on the ongoing physician shortage, and learn how locums can help you maintain patient flow and revenue streams.
What is Locum Tenens?
Hiring a locum tenens professional is a great fit for a variety of staffing situations. Learn more about locum tenens.
When you work with Barton Associates, you'll see that hiring a locum tenens provider has never been easier.
Barton Associates Solutions
Facilities and companies big and small turn to Barton Associates to meet their staffing needs.
Physician Shortage Information
THE PHYSICIAN SHORTAGE ISN'T IMPROVING ANYTIME SOON. HERE ARE THE FACTS.
The Physician Shortage Is Not Going Away - BARTON ASSOCIATES
If you thought the physician shortage was going to improve, we have some bad news. According to new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the United States is expected to experience a shortage of 40,800 to 104,900 doctors by 2030. Previous estimates only applied through year 2025,...Visit Link
Surviving the Physician Shortage [INFOGRAPHIC] - BARTON ASSOCIATES
Chances are, your organization is already feeling the effects of the physician shortage. If it’s not — it will.According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the United States faces a shortage of more than 90,000 physicians by 2020 — a number that will grow to more than 130,000 by...Visit Link
Are Hospitals Prepared for the Rise in Geriatric Care Needs? - BARTON ASSOCIATES
The population of older Americans is expanding rapidly, leading to a rise in demand for geriatric care. Although the sheer volume of these patients is reaching historic heights, analysts believe it hasn’t even scratched the surface of what’s to come. Hospitals and other organizations will need to begin planning now,...Visit Link
Which States Are the Best for NP and PA to practice in? - BARTON ASSOCIATES
Editor's Note: Updated June 2019Are you interested in learning which states offer the best benefits for NP and PA's to practice in? The American healthcare system is complex. It has plenty of benefits for those who want to practice medicine, but it also comes with its fair share of roadblocks...Visit Link
What Is Locum Tenens?
LEARN HOW FLEXIBLE LOCUM TENENS STAFFING CAN BENEFIT YOUR FACILITY
What Is Locum Tenens? [VIDEO] - BARTON ASSOCIATESVisit Link
Healthcare Workforce Management Considerations for 2017 - BARTON ASSOCIATES
The healthcare sector has been struggling to maintain adequate staffing levels because of skills shortages and other issues. Unfortunately, this problem is likely to intensify for years to come.Hospitals, practices, and other medical facilities need to ensure they are planning for skills shortages when mapping out their workforce management strategies...Visit Link
HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR NAVIGATING THE HIRING PROCESS
How Locum Tenens Staffing Can Help After U.S. Visa Program Suspension - BARTON ASSOCIATES
If you work with medical professionals, you’re probably aware of the H-1B visa, an “employment-based, nonimmigrant category" of travel document that makes it easier for certain foreign workers to come to the U.S. Used widely in fields such as technology, media, and healthcare, the H-1B has proven to be a...Visit Link
Are Locum Tenens Providers the Answer for Ailing Rural Medical Facilities? - BARTON ASSOCIATES
The national healthcare system has been in a state of rapid transformation for decades. First, the 1996 Health Information Portability and Accountability Act forced healthcare practitioners and facilities to rethink the ways in which they share and protect information. Then, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act...Visit Link
5 Ways to Develop a Winning Locum Tenens Strategy - BARTON ASSOCIATES
Are you thinking about staffing a locum tenens provider?Before you do, you should consider how to properly integrate them into your workforce. Here are five ways to get started:1. Evaluate Your Practice's WeaknessesFigure out whether a locum tenens professional can solve your practice's most pertinent problems. Some issues these healthcare...Visit Link
Barton Associates Solutions
BARTON ASSOCIATES' NATIONWIDE RECRUITING OPERATION IS ABLE TO MEET ANY STAFFING CHALLENGE
We're a Top Locum Tenens Staffing Agency, Three Years Running! - BARTON ASSOCIATES
Editor's Note: This blog post was originally published in October 2016. It was updated in February 2019 to reflect Betterteam's most recent top staffing agencies rankings.In early January 2019, the staffing application Betterteam reviewed more than 3,000 staffing agencies across all industries and found the ones that have the best...Visit Link
Get Our Free Guide to Starting Your Locum Tenens Career - BARTON ASSOCIATES
Where do you see your career in 2017? Download our free resource, “Your Ultimate Guide to Going Locum," to discover more about how locum tenens can help you achieve your goals.Locum tenens is an attractive and fulfilling career path that some physicians and advanced-practice clinicians aren't even aware of. As...Visit Link
Healthcare Is Changing, but Locum Tenens Physicians and Clinicians Offer Stability - BARTON ASSOCIATES
More than ever before, healthcare facilities of all sizes are seeing the benefit of staffing locum tenens healthcare professionals, whether to replace full-time staff members or to simply relieve stressed employees from heavy workloads.We’ve previously reported that the U.S. will be understaffed by 90,000 to 130,000 physicians within the next...Visit Link
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CONNIE, MEDICAL STAFFING COORDINATOR
Barton is on my short list to call when our group has a locums need.
SCOTT S., LOCUM TENENS CLIENT
You have been very cooperative, prompt, and attentive to our needs and we sincerely appreciate that.
PATRICIA S., LOCUM TENENS CLIENT
The staff is well-trained and dependable, and incorporates themselves as members of the team.
KARIN M., CMO
Without a doubt, I highly recommend Barton Associates to my colleagues in the medical staff services field.
LIBBY W., MANAGER OF MEDICAL STAFF SERVICES
Their reliability, dedication, and flexibility has been essential in helping staff our centers throughout Florida.
SANDRA G., PROVIDER SCHEDULER
The candidates I receive are invariably well-screened and informed.
BRETT C., MANAGER OF PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT