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Consolidated Billing

LocumsMart is always excited when we release new functionality that attacks a new area for saving our customers time and money. Some of those updates come from customer requests, and we always encourage our customers to chat with us and give us their feedback and suggestions about the site. Other updates are functionality that we’ve been planning…

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Maximizing Revenue with Locums Providers

LocumsMart takes pride in listening to our customers. We spend a lot of face-to-face time with our active Users and potential clients, asking them questions and trying to find out what they need in their business, what their pain points are, how we can help them, and what sorts of features we can provide to…

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Setting Default Contacts in Workflow Settings

LocumsMart is all about increasing efficiency in the locums process, so anyone using our platform is already ahead of the curve. But even if you’ve been using LocumsMart for a while, there may be additional ways the software can streamline your workflow that you aren’t using yet. One useful trick is setting up default contacts…

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The state of the locum tenens industry

Our industry continues to grow early in 2018, but it’s not too late to use data from last year to inform your decisions moving forward. This year’s report was compiled from internal data from the dozens of vendors, hundreds of facilities and thousands of providers who were part of the LocumsMart platform in 2017. You…

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The difference between Vendor Management Systems and Managed Service Providers

For healthcare facilities that depend on locum tenens to fill staff vacancies, two models have emerged to help hospitals and healthcare systems manage their needs: Vendor Management Systems and Managed Service Providers. In a Vendor Management System (VMS), hospitals and healthcare systems acquires locum tenens services from multiple locum vendors in a vendor-neutral format and…

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2017 in Review

Now that 2018 has begun in earnest, it makes sense to look back at the year that just ended. Throughout 2017, public markets put a lot of pressure on healthcare systems to stem losses and improve earnings. Industry-wide economic pressures were the drivers of the two major trends in 2017: hospital divestitures, and increased internal…

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What to expect in 2018

Last year, we made a few predictions about what to expect from our industry in 2017. We were mostly right. This year, we have one big prediction, and a revision to the one we got wrong. Data-Driven Decision-Making Something we expect to be a very big deal in 2018 is healthcare systems’ ability to make…

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Revisiting Our 2017 Predictions

Back in January, we wrote about some of the trends we expected to emerge this year. Now that 2017 has almost reached its conclusion, let’s take a look back and see how we did. Tech Savvy Providers One of the trends we predicted was an increase in the degree to which Providers would be willing…

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What you’re thankful for

Last month, we emailed our users asking them what aspect of LocumsMart they are most thankful for. We were floored by the responses we received from you. There were too many for us to share all of them, but below are some of our favorites, including the winners of our Thanksgiving gift card drawing. Congratulations to…

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