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 independent contractors (ICs), not employees....

0 Comments September 14, 2017

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 the masses of workers using technology.  But can t...

0 Comments September 14, 2017

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 that's the only context in which the phrase "locum tenens...

0 Comments March 31, 2016

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 (StaffCare 2015 Annual Survey), it is fair to say ...

3 Comments January 24, 2016

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 of texts to your colleagues, hospital recruiters,...

0 Comments January 5, 2016

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 the changes occurring in the temporary physician c...

0 Comments December 3, 2015

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 like temporary physician staffing.  Having spent ...

0 Comments November 12, 2015

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....

0 Comments November 5, 2015