FREELANCE PHYSICIAN BLOG

News, tips and insights for freelancing healthcare professionals.

Mileage Reimbursement for locum tenens physicians? Not a good idea.

Locum tenens physicians sometimes ask for mileage reimbursement for assignments in which they drive their own vehicles. Here are 3 reasons this is a bad idea. 1. Locum Tenens physicians operate as

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3 Ways You Can Drive The Cost Of Human Capital Procurement To Zero, Or Nearly There

Well, let's be honest, zero is a pretty low number. But it's a worthy topic in the staffing world with the rise of online staffing platforms and crowdsourcing themed startups that seem to assemble th

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Hospital Closure Case Study Gives False Reassurance

Some quick conclusions are being made this week following the release of a hospital closure study which looked at the impact on public safety of hospital closures in the past decade. Dr. Karen Joynt,

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Locum Tenens Alternative Gives Staffing Industry A Facelift

Locum Tenens Gets A Face Lift As New “Online Staffing” Models Arrive By Andrew Karpie, MS, former Principal Analyst at The Research Platform and Affiliate at Staffing Industry Analysts, akarpie@the

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The Best Retirement Plan For Freelance Professionals You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Want to know how to invest over $100,000 per year into your retirement plan derived from GROSS income? How about saving 40% on your tax liabilities annually? Sound too good to be true? I said the s

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Freelance Healthcare Work Options

Dear colleagues, Thank you for all of the support you have given our movement this past year. Freelance Physician has worked hard to develop the first online healthcare marketplace for providers o

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5 Reasons Physicians Should Never Take Vacations

Of all the responsibilities on your plate, there is none more important than taking care of yourself. Take two minutes to think about your physician vacation policy, and see if my tips will give you

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Freelance Medical Services Expands

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Large Tax Savings for Locum Tenens Physicians

Large Tax Savings for Locum Tenens Physicians By Peter C. Thoms, CFA www.orionportfolios.com Locum Tenens doctors who earn high self-employment income are in a great position to potent

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5 Steps To Being A Successful Freelance Physician

Freelance Physician offers this quick 5-Step guide towards becoming a successful freelance provider using our online marketplace.

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Will Vendor Management Systems (VMS) prove successful in temporary physician staffing markets?

That depends on how you define success. Indeed, VMS has seen huge success in certain labor markets in the past decade, and now recently penetrating the high demand, high-talent, low-supply segments l

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Locum Tenens and Healthcare Contingent Workforce Management: An Innovator’s Dilemma (Part 1)

by Andrew Karpie,- December 2, 2015 8:28 AM | After a long period of business as usual, the entire healthcare industry has begun to change dramatically. In this two-part series, we examine some of

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Best Work From Home Job in 2016: $1,000 Per Phone Call!

Best work from home job in 2016: $1,000 Per Phone Call! How can you easily add thousands of dollars in extra income to your wallet this year? Simple!...Just make a few phone calls or send a couple o

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3 Tips To Becoming A Successful Locums Coordinator

3 Tips To Becoming A Successful Locums Coordinator With 91% of hospitals surveyed reporting usage of locum tenens physicians in 2014, and over 40% of them actively seeking locum services currently

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What is a "Freelance Physician"?

The business of staffing healthcare providers into temporary positions, a.k.a. "locum tenens", has changed very little in the past several decades. To be clear, I do mean "business", because thats th

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