422Factors that Contribute to the Physician Shortage

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Factors that Contribute to the Physician Shortage

Over the years, the number of physicians has steadily declined while patient populations have continued to rise. According to information published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC),...

Jan 07, 2020

Best Winter Destinations for Locum Tenens

While some may dread the winter season, others find joy in embracing the wonderland. Whether you are the type that loves snow, or you like spending your winters indoors,...

Dec 30, 2019

3 Ways to Increase Your Locum Tenens Salary

When considering a locum tenens position, salary is often top-of-mind for providers. Some may think a permanent position offers higher compensation, but the truth is there is more room...

Dec 23, 2019

Benefits of Using an Online Patient Portal

Many healthcare facilities use online patient portals to communicate directly with their patients. These portals have improved the provider and patient relationship by offering more transparency, timeliness and a...

Dec 17, 2019

The Benefits of Working on Holidays

The holiday season is quickly approaching, which means there is a greater need for locum tenens since many full-time providers take time off during the holidays. While it may...

Nov 22, 2019

How does travel and housing work?

One of the most common questions locum tenens providers have is, “how does travel and housing work?” No agency is the same, but at NEXTLocums we offer a couple...

Nov 15, 2019

How long are locum tenens assignments?

Locum tenens work is often desirable due to the flexibility of assignments which allows providers to have more freedom in their professional and personal lives. Finding the right assignment...

Nov 08, 2019

Can I Travel with Family or Pets?

Today, more and more  healthcare providers are making locum tenens a full-time career. Because they are traveling  frequently, many providers are choosing to bring their family and pets with...

Oct 28, 2019