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Interim Physicians Named One of SIA’s Largest Locum Tenens Staffing Agencies for 2022

For the fifth year in a row, Interim Physicians was ranked as one of the largest locum tenens staffing agencies in the country by Staffing Industry Analysts. The locum tenens staffing industry generated approximately $5 billion in revenue in 2021, accounting for 10% of the overall $47 billion temporary staffing market. This year, only 27 locum tenens firms — out of more than 200 — made the list. Interim Physicians was ranked 22nd after its 2021 revenue exploded by 27% over 2020, perhaps the most challenging period in the 43-year history of the temporary physician staffing industry. “We’re proud to be recognized on SIA’s list alongside so many other fantastic companies,” said Tim Hand, Chief Executive Officer of Interim Physicians. “To achieve this growth, our hard-working, caring team members rose to the challenge of increased client demand last year without compromising the quality of our customer service or the quality of our locum tenens providers.” As SIA recently noted, 90% of healthcare facilities utilized locum tenens providers to fill staffing gaps in 2021. Whether meeting a sudden patient census fluctuation, alleviating provider burnout, or covering the schedule until a permanent physician is onboarded, locum tenens providers supplied by Interim Physicians were instrumental in delivering crucial patient care across the country. Hand went on to say, “as if there were any doubt, the past two years have confirmed that locum tenens coverage is necessary for the well-being of our nation. As a staffing partner, we’re proud to be a part of the solution. I commend the Interim team for its individual strengths and collective talent. It’s an honor and a privilege to serve our company and our clients as we diligently work to fulfill our mission of delivering essential healthcare where there otherwise would be none.” Locumpedia published the full agency rankings here. About Interim Physicians Interim Physicians is one of the most experienced and trusted locum tenens staffing agencies in the industry. We provide locum tenens coverage to healthcare facilities via our robust network of quality-assured physicians and advanced practice providers. In 1979, we helped pioneer the locum tenens staffing model and are a charter member of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations. We’ve won ClearlyRated’s “Best of Staffing” five years in a row and are a perennial “Largest Locum Tenens Staffing Firm” according to Staffing Industry Analysts.