Locum tenens

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LOCUM TENENS. He who holds the place of another, a deputy; as A B, locum tenens of C D, mayor of the city of Philadelphia.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"We're pleased that many physicians use locum tenens to pay off their debt faster, and that they recommend this option to other physicians as a way to decrease debt."
Locum Connections, LLC is a multi-speciality physician and NP/APP locum tenens company.
"We look forward to sharing our views on how technology can change the locum tenens staffing market to make it more efficient, straightforward, and 'user-friendly' for physicians and medical practices," commented Clarke.
TABLE 1: STAKEHOLDERS FTE Regular full-time hospitalists 7.5 Supplemental physicians 6 Locum tenens physicians 9 EnhanceMed physicians 12 Clinic physicians 2 TABLE 2: FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO SCHEDULING CRISIS ACUTE 1.
The locum tenens segment is expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period.
They analysed the HR risks and challenges of using locum tenens in hospitals on the basis of a quantitative study of 39 large anaesthesiology departments in German hospitals.
Losack boasts of 60 short-term locum tenens jobs throughout his career.
USE OF LOCUM TENENS physicians reached a new high in 2016, according to an annual survey by Staff Care, a health care staffing company.
Primary care physicians (family physicians, internal medicine, and pediatricians) were the leading locum tenens choice by specialty, with 45% of health care facilities reporting their use in 2016.
Almost half (47.8%) of physicians surveyed are considering a change in how they practice medicine within the next 1-3 years, including cutting back on hours, retiring, switching to cash/concierge practice, working locum tenens, seeking a nonclinical health care job, seeking employment, or working part time.
Flowers is in private locum tenens psychiatric practice and is founder of Aspire Locums LLC, based in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
An additional 11% are working in academia, or working as "freelance" independent contractors (locum tenens, in medical speak).