articles & whitepapers
Demand for Locum Tenens Physicians Slowing? Not Really. It's Just Changing
By Timothy P. Hand — A recent news article stated that demand for locum tenens physicians was slowing. Another article said demand was growing. Clearly, interpretation matters and, depending on where you stand, the glass may appear to be half-full or half-empty. We believe the glass is half-full and growing in volume.
Why the Quality of Locum Tenens Physicians is Often Superior
By Timothy P. Hand — Some of our clients wonder about the quality of locum tenens physicians. The fear is that, due to their “temporary” nature, they are inherently risky and maybe not as qualified as permanently employed physicians. But if you look at the facts, you’ll see that quite the opposite is often true.
Taking Time to Find the Right Locums Physician for Your Facility Pays Dividends
By Timothy P. Hand — Hiring a licensed, qualified locum tenens physician in almost any specialty is easy. But investing the time to think carefully about the type of physician you want to bring in will pay dividends in the form of both patient and staff satisfaction.
Consider a Team Approach to Primary Care Delivery with Physician Assistants
& Nurse Practitioners
By Timothy P. Hand — The team-based model for primary healthcare delivery envisioned by federal healthcare reform puts the patient, rather than the physician, at its center, requiring a “transformational shift” in how healthcare is delivered. Even physicians agree that physician extenders must be part of the solution.
Prevent Healthcare-Reform Access Problems with Proactive Locum Tenens Staffing
By Timothy P. Hand — With millions of previously uninsured people projected to be added to health insurance rolls through healthcare reform over the next several years, maintaining an optimal staffing mix will be critical to your facility’s continued success.
Using Locum Tenens Staffing
as a Long-Term
By Timothy P. Hand — With the physician shortage crimping the supply of doctors available for permanent employment, healthcare organizations should consider using locum tenens not only to meet current needs, but also as a long-term physician recruiting tool.
Frank Phillips, VP of Quality Assurance, Elected Next President of NALTO
(April 23, 2012) Phillips is a veteran of the locum tenens industry, and was one of the original founding members of the organization in 2001. On the occasion of his election, he looked back upon the industry changes over the past 11 years before looking ahead to the future.
Interim Physicians Reports 94% Client Satisfaction Rate
(March 12, 2012) Interim Physicians enthusiastically announces the 2011 results of its “Advanced PeopleCare” client evaluation surveys. The survey results reveal that an impressive 94% of healthcare facilities believed that Interim Physicians provided excellent customer service and would recommend the company to other facilities in need of locum tenens physician coverage.
Interim Physicians Names Nathan Yoder 2011 Physician Recruiter of the Year
(February 16, 2012) Interim Physicians is proud to announce that Nathan Yoder has earned the coveted title "Recruiter of the Year" as the top physician recruiter at Interim Physicians in 2011. Nathan won the award by covering the most open schedule days with the most qualified physicians at his clients' facilities throughout the year, which allowed his clients to provide uninterrupted quality service to their patients.
Interim Physicians, LLC Closes Acquisition of UHC Solutions Locum Tenens
(May 16, 2011) Interim Physicians, LLC announced today it has closed its acquisition of UHC Solutions Locum Tenens, a privately owned provider of specialized staffing in the area of temporary physicians covering the Western United States.
Interim Physicians Unveils Inspired New Brand Identity
(April 21, 2011) Interim Physician announces an inspired new brand identity centered on the innovative concept of "Advanced PeopleCare."
Interim Physicians' VP of QA Elected to NALTO Board
(April 28, 2011) NALTO members elected Frank Phillips to serve on the NALTO Board for a two-year term beginning April 28, 2011.
Interim Physicians Named One of America's Fastest Growing Companies by Inc.
(October 10, 2010) Top 10 locum tenens physician staffing firm named to the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies.
Interim Physicians & TeneCore Merge
to Form Top 10 Locum Tenens Firm
(November 1, 2009) On March 14, 2009, TeneCore LLC merged with Interim Physicians, Inc. and created one of the Top 10 companies in the locum tenens industry.