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Disclaimer: The views expressed in these articles are the personal views of Robert Moghim, M.D. and do not necessarily represent and are not intended to represent the views of the company or its employees.

 

July 17, 2017
When should Physicians Retire?
When Should Physicians Retire?

There is a brewing conflict in medicine concerning limitations on doctors who may be too old to effectively practice medicine.  

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July 10, 2017
Making Healthcare More Accessible: The Intersection of Locum Tenens and Telemedicine
Making Healthcare More Accessible: The Intersection of Locum Tenens and Telemedicine

Telemedicine in conjunction with locum tenens may be the solution to the physician shortage crisis as well as the lack of healthcare in rural areas.

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June 15, 2017
The Booming Locum Tenens Industry
The Booming Locum Tenens Industry

In more recent years, as the physician shortage has worsened, a reliance on locum tenens coverage has quickly become a common practice throughout the industry.

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June 8, 2017
The Shortage of Anesthesiologists is Quickly Approaching a Crisis
The Shortage of Anesthesiologists is Quickly Approaching a Crisis

By 2020, the shortage of anesthesiologists is expected to grow to 12,500, almost 4 times higher than the estimated shortage in 2011. A brewing crisis...

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June 7, 2017
Expedited Medical Licensure Now Available in Multiple States
Expedited Medical Licensure Now Available in Multiple States

On April 6. 2017, the first seven states—Idaho, Wyoming, Kansas, Iowa, Wisconsin, Alabama and West Virginia—of the IMLC began processing applications for expedited licensure. 

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June 1, 2017
As Demands Skyrocket Hospitalists Turn to Locum Tenens
As Demands Skyrocket Hospitalists Turn to Locum Tenens

Staffing demands continue to grow for hospitalists. With an 18.78 percent growth in compensation since 2011, it is one of the highest increases in pay of all specialties. It is a wonderful time to be a hospitalist...

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April 25, 2017
California Could Adopt a Single Payer System
California Could Adopt a Single Payer System

Some governing entities like the state of California are considering a single payer system to rein in costs and grant coverage to all state residents.

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April 12, 2017
How the Travel Ban Could Adversely Affect Health Care
How the Travel Ban Could Adversely Affect Health Care

The latest travel ban doesn’t oust these medical professionals from the country, but it does produce a chilling effect on immigration involving prospective doctors and medical students.

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March 23, 2017
Republican Effort to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Faces Enormous Challenges
Republican Effort to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Faces Enormous Challenges

For years, the Republican party has promised to abolish the Affordable Care Act, and with the election of Donald Trump to the Presidency, the moment appeared to have arrived.

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March 22, 2017
Physician Shortage and Impact on the Physician Staffing Industry
Physician Shortage and Impact on the Physician Staffing Industry

The Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that there will be a shortage of 14,900 to 35,600 primary care physicians and 37,400 to 60,300 specialty physicians by 2025.

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