Traverse City

MRRN Conference Recap

Director of Client Services Bob Shumard and VP of Business Development Keitha Ray recently traveled to Traverse City, Michigan, for the annual MRRN Conference. They saw lots of our Vendor members and met plenty of new people, too. The “Exhibitor Tasting / Speed Dating” session was a real highlight. Thanks to Sarah Krueger and Meaghan…


Introducing ACH Payments in LocumsMart

LocumsMart users now have the ability to configure payment accounts within the LocumsMart platform. These automated clearinghouse, or ACH, payments provide benefits to all parties in the temporary staffing market by lowering labor costs, speeding up payment processes, and expanding the range of data users can analyze via KPI reports. In the locum tenens world,…


Coming Soon: Electronic Timekeeping

LocumsMart recently rolled out electronic timesheets in version 2.5. You can now use LocumsMart to track Providers’ actual hours worked, and run KPI reports for things like hours worked by type (i.e. overtime, call, etc.) at a particular Facility over a given date range. Building upon our electronic timesheet functionality, LocumsMart will soon be introducing…


ASPR Annual Conference Recap

Bob Shumard and I attended the ASPR Conference earlier this month, and we had a great time as always. It’s always good to see so many friendly faces we’ve gotten to know over the years. LocumsMart hosted a customer appreciation dinner, and we’d like to say thanks again to our customers from Locums Unlimited, Delta…


What does a Vendor Management System do?

When it comes to locum tenens recruitment, the old theater idiom “less is more” definitely does not apply. As a Healthcare Facility with a need to fill, to guarantee the spot is filled as quickly as possible with the best Provider possible, you want to get your need in front of as many potential candidates…


The ease of Assignment Requests

LocumsMart is focused on maximizing efficiency and fostering continuous improvement in all aspects of the locums workflow. We talk a lot about features we offer that streamline and optimize the finer details of various workflow processes, like Provider Bid Verification and Automatic Procuring Cause Protection, but we don’t talk enough about the fundamental reason LocumsMart…


Information Technology in Healthcare

We recently shared the results of a survey on technology in healthcare. It contains many interesting findings, but I want to share my thoughts on a few that stood out. More than a third of respondents reported that their “most pressing information technology problem” is “difficulty turning data into actionable information.” Being paralyzed by the…