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5 Inspiring TED Talks Every Physician Needs to Hear

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Aug 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

TED talks are videos made by influential experts. These talks cover a range of subjects, from business advice to scientific breakthroughs. The purpose of these talks is to enlighten the audience, inspire and encourage deep thought. For physicians, TED talks can be powerful and thought-provoking, influencing the way you approach your work on a daily basis. They are beneficial for physicians who may deal with many different issues, including accountability, modern medicine, peer learning and more. Below are five TED talks that are particularly inspiring and valuable to physicians and other medical professionals.

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Celebrating National Locum Tenens Week

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Aug 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

National Locum Tenens Week recognizes the physicians who practice locum tenens in order to meet the needs of patients. This celebration, which was established by the National Association of Locum Tenens Organization (NALTO), is held during the second full week of August each year. During this week, locum tenens physicians and recruiters have an opportunity to share their stories and experiences on a national stage.

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Continuing Education Resources for Locum Tenens

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Aug 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM

By attending continuing medical education (CME) courses, you can stay up-to-date on all the amazing advances in the industry. From pharmaceuticals to legislative rules, these courses cover all the topics that keep the nation’s doctors, nurses, and clinicians ahead of all the changes.

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The Critical Role of Primary Care in Locum Tenens

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jun 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM

When it comes to the medical industry, primary care physicians (PCPs) bring several valuable qualities to the table: versatility, flexibility, and a wide breadth of general knowledge. Because of these characteristics, PCPs can provide comprehensive care, treat a range of medical conditions, and fill gaps in numerous specialties, including preventive medicine, adolescent medicine, family practice, and public health.

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Working Locum Tenens: Spotlight on EMRs/EHRs

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jun 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM

With proper use of EMR/EHR systems, medical professionals can quickly and accurately record patients’ data. These systems are vital to ensuring patients have complete medical records that comply with HIPAA and other important regulations.

Unfortunately for those working locum tenens, each medical center tends to have their own proprietary system. Challenges abound as locum tenens clinicians encounter, and have to learn about, new EMR/EHR systems at every job. This guide aims to help by providing some tips for you to use when it comes time to pick up your next locum tenens assignment.

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How Locum Tenens Can Revamp/Recharge Your Medical Career

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jun 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As a clinician, working in a permanent role can be both rewarding and challenging. You can enjoy more stability, employee benefits and job security. However, you may also have a demanding work schedule, have few opportunities for professional development or lack work-life balance. This can affect the passion or “spark” in your medical career, leaving you feeling unmotivated and drained.

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Medical Devices Changing Healthcare

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jun 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Although it is still early, recent advancements in technology have already started revolutionizing the medical field. These modern medical devices give doctors the ability to make treatments more accessible and convenient for their patients. They have even given rise to new, innovative treatments that are much less invasive, yet more effective in treating complex medical conditions. Below are just four ways high-tech medical devices are changing healthcare for physicians and their patients.    

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Locum Tenens During the Summer: How to Manage Work as a Parent

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jun 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As a parent, managing locum tenens work can be challenging. But during the summer, when your kids are out of school for summer vacation, you have various options to help you manage work while remaining present as a parent. Here are a few ways to manage locum tenens work through the summer season.

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Why you Should Consider Rural Locations when Working Locum Tenens

Posted by VISTA Staffing on May 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Although large cities may seem fun and glamorous, it is the remote and rural locations that tend to offer the most value. These locations allow you to explore your career and the world in a whole new way. You can net higher pay, provide care to underserved communities, and much more while working in remote locations. Still unsure? Read on to learn why you should consider remote locations when working locum tenens.

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7 Travel Apps That Every Locum Tenens Provider Should Use

Posted by VISTA Staffing on May 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

For many, locum tenens work is an exciting way to work in the medical field. And while traveling is one of the best, most attractive aspects of this career path, it can be stressful for many clinicians. This typically involves coordinating flights, finding housing and arranging for ground transportation, too.

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About VISTA Staffing Solutions

Founded in 1990, VISTA Staffing Solutions helps hospitals, medical practices, and government agencies in the US optimize their physician staffing, ensure quality and continuity of care for patients, and maintain financial stability. A leading provider of US Locum Tenens and Permanent Physician Search Services, VISTA has over 28 years of experience providing award-winning service in the locum tenens industry.