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National Locum Tenens Week

2021 National Locum Tenens Week happens August 9 through August 13. Led by the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO), this year’s agenda also celebrates NALTO’s 20 years of…

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Trust, Transparency, Accountability

In today’s climate, many hospitals and healthcare systems are understaffed. This reality, combined with the desire to offer excellent care, makes it difficult for them to effectively handle all the…

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Celebrate National Hospital Week With VISTA!

The American Hospital Association (AHA) states that National Hospital Week allows communities to shine a light on US hospitals, the backing of US health care systems, and the selfless dedication…

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The Benefits of Hiring a Locum Tenens Clinician

As pressure to control costs mounts, a growing number of healthcare recruiters are discovering the value that locum tenens clinicians can bring to their organizations. Highly trained locum tenens clinicians deliver necessary…

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Breaking Down the Barriers to Health Equality

Healthcare providers have a tremendous capacity to help heal people within their community. The issue is that often, not everyone within that community has an equal opportunity to receive the…

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How Telehealth is Affecting Rural Hospitals

Rural hospitals face multiple challenges in providing care to their patients. Issues such as reliable transportation, an inability to find staff willing to work in their area, and a general…

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Using Data to Support Staffing Strategies

Thanks to a variety of advanced technologies, today’s organizations in all industries have access to data that can help them make informed business decisions designed to drive growth. In the…

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Key Points to Recruit More Physicians Now
Key Points to Recruit More Physicians Now

As an in-house recruiter, your organization relies on you to find candidates that meet certain qualifications and match your practice culture. On the national landscape, recruiters report a continued increase…

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Considering Contracting with a Staffing Company?

5 Questions You Need to Ask… Recruiting provider talent remains a huge challenge for healthcare systems, both large and small. The recruitment process can be laborious: reviewing CVs, coordinating interviews…

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How to Beat the SummerTime Staffing Demand
How to Beat the Summertime Staffing Demand

With the arrival of summer comes vacations and the need for staffing openings to be temporarily filled. Preparation for these openings will help smooth the transition for you and your…

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The VISTA Voice Blog

10 Tips for a Successful Locum Tenens Assignment

Before taking on a locum tenens assignment, it’s important to understand your motivations for doing so. Are you looking for a way to ease into retirement? Do you want to earn some extra money? Or do you enjoy travel and the opportunity to work in different places? Once you know your reasons, you can better assess whether or not a locum tenens assignment is right for you.

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