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ASPR Conference Recap

Such a fun time in Chi-Town! We couldn’t have asked for a better place to celebrate LocumsMart’s 10-year anniversary! We had beautiful weather, great company, and another wonderful ASPR Conference (even if we are pretty sure at least a few of you are professional bowlers and keeping quiet about it…). ASPR is always such a…

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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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CAPS Conference Recap

Bob and I attended the CAPS conference last week in Hollywood East and Wrightsville Beach. It was the first time in four years that I attended the CAPS, and it was so great to be back! This chapter of recruiters is lots of fun and certainly unique. The Sunday night mixer was a good first hour of…

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NALTO Conference Recap

Aaron, Bob and I attended the NALTO conference in Orlando March 7th to 9th. The conference kicked off with a Business Networking Golf Tournament at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club. You could see who had played that day by all of the sunglass-shaped sunburns! Lots of fun and sun, and Aaron’s foursome was lucky enough to win…

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SWPRA 2018

SWPRA Conference Recap

2018 Conference Season started off with Aaron and I attending the SWPRA conference in Incline Village, NV. The resort was fantastic, we were provided with great service, and we were greeted with a glass of champagne and lit fireplaces. Lake Tahoe is absolutely beautiful. We met such a great group of hard working recruiters. Even with…

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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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