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The LocumsMart Origin Story, Part I

In 2008, LocumsMart became the first vendor management software platform to enter the locum tenens industry. But where did it come from? Before starting LocumsMart, our Director of Client Services Bob Shumard and I spent a combined 22 years at one of the largest physician staffing companies in the country. In our roles on the…

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Questionnaire for Providers

Do you know a Provider with an interesting story to tell? LocumsMart wants to foster greater understanding and knowledge transfer between all parties involved in temporary staffing—Providers, Facilities, and Vendors. As part of these efforts, LocumsMart will begin publishing Provider Spotlight profiles on our blog. The intent of the Provider Spotlight is to give providers…

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New and Improved Specialty Naming

You may have noticed some changes in the way specialties are listed in LocumsMart 2.0. In the previous version of LocumsMart, we added physician specialties upon request and as needed. In LocumsMart 2.0, we have standardized the way physician specialties are listed to match the nomenclature used by the American Medical Association. We hope that…

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LocumsMart 2.0

As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, LocumsMart is helping to lead that evolution. LocumsMart 2.0 is launching on Monday, August 29, for all current Users. Training sessions will be available so Users can take advantage of all of the platform’s new features and enhancements. The first version of LocumsMart launched seven years ago. At…

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Healthcare Technology Tools: Apps for Physicians

The current healthcare industry landscape is full of opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs. Innovators are stepping over the status quo, breaking down barriers, and creating tools that will change the face of healthcare as we know it. Even hospitals are throwing their hats in the ring; Cedars Sinai just launched a digital health accelerator program…

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Locum Tenens Pay Rates: How Are They Determined?

Today I’m focusing on a question our new members ask frequently, “How do we know if the agency bid is market?”  We get it – you’re accustomed to paying salary rates for permanent practice physicians and the locum tenens salary rates you are seeing are noticeably higher. Your hospital is already losing revenue because of…

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Locum Tenens: Costly or Cost Effective?

Each fall, we see retailers across the nation bring on temporary staff to help them prepare for and navigate the busy holiday season. While increased staffing can certainly improve operational efficiency and customer support services, do you really think Fortune 50 companies like UPS, Walmart, Target, and Amazon would be using temporary workers if it…

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