The Medical Gender Gap
Recent findings in the Medical Industry illustrate a massive gap between the male and female gendered physicians. Gender inequality is apparent through the amount that each gender collects from Medicare reimbursements. The larger amount that males get to collect from Medicare allow for male doctors to provide more services and with a better quality than their female colleagues.April 23, 2014
Physician Staffing Shortages: A Look At Locum Tenens In The Hospital Setting
With the physician shortages and staffing shortages in hospitals and medical practices, permanent solutions are necessary to the continuation of care. Our COO Chris Wang talks about the importance of locum tenens as a continuing service provider to hospitals and medical practices. While locum tenens provide temporary services, they prove to be a permanent solution to the shortage of hospitalists and their services in the US.April 14, 2014
Provisions In The Affordable Care Act Could Leave Doctors Unpaid
As the Affordable Care Act grants an unusual 90-day grace period for government-subsidized health plans, doctors groups fear their members won’t get paid. This new provision urges physicians to check patients’ insurance status before every visit to ensure proper compensation for provided healthcare, especially long-term and ongoing treatments.April 2, 2014
The Case For Changing How Doctors Work
With the Affordable Care Act, there will be an increase in the number of patients for primary care physicians. With the recent decline in medical students who specialize in primary care, and an increase in retiring physicians, there must be a solution to the growing concern about primary care. The answer is in removing the restrictions on what non-doctors can do for patients.March 13, 2014
What Doctor Shortage?
Several organizations that provide health care are waiting on the edge of their seats in anticipation of further federal government funding for graduate medical education programs. The goal? To train additional doctors, other health care professionals that will serve more permanent positions in hospitals and other facilities.March 7, 2014
Analysts Say Obamacare May Entice Millions To Work Less
According to healthcare analysts, millions of lower-waged American workers will work less or quite their jobs entirely in order to qualify for all of the benefits that Obamacare offers, because lower wages (because of penalties on employers who don’t provide coverage) are a big factor when it comes to qualifying for better coverage.March 7, 2014
What Are Locum Tenens?
Locum Tenens are a critical way that hospitals, outpatient clinics and other healthcare facilities fill temporary staffing gaps. By working with a Locum Tenens agency or recruiting firm, a physician or CRNA can be matched to Locum Tenens jobs that meet their needs.August 24, 2011