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Latest news, events, articles and resource information from Cross Country Locums.

Celebrating Locum Tenens Week

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Every year for the past four years, the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO) has dedicated the second week of August to the recognition and celebration of Locum providers.

Locums Support Insights: Emergency Medicine

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Uneven distribution of demand for emergency services has put pressure on health leaders. Read why ED volume has dropped by nearly half in some areas and has exploded in others.

Why Advanced Practice Providers are Critical to the Future of Healthcare

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Advanced practice providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants, are critical to the future of healthcare. Discover how these clinical professionals bring unmatched value to health leaders, care teams, health organizations, and patient

Locums Support Insights & Trends: Surgeons

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With COVID-19 gutting many health facilities, elective surgeries are critical to the rebuilding of the country. See how locums can help you effectively resume surgical services at your organization.

The Role of Locums in a Value-Based Care Model

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As many organizations within the healthcare industry shift from fee-for-service toward value-based care, health leaders can improve outcomes and reduce costs using locums.

Locum Tenens: The Reality and Positive Impact of Locums

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Perceptions of locum tenens providers have evolved over time. The tradition of healthcare professionals standing in for other clinicians dates back nearly 150 years, although the arrangement hasn’t always been referred to as locum tenens.

COVID-19: Safeguarding Seasoned Physicians

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80% to 85% of U.S. deaths due to COVID-19 are in people aged 60 and older. Approximately one-third of our nation’s doctors are 60 and older.

Second Surge: Bracing for the Next Wave with Locums

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The second wave of COVID-19 may present even greater staffing challenges for health administrators. A trusted locum tenens partner can help leaders shore up staff and brace for impact.

Strategic Recovery: Behavioral Health Support

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As facilities and state governors press forward to resume normal operations, is there likely to be an increased need for behavioral health services due to the COVID-19 disease?

8 Ways Locum Tenens Providers Can Improve Patient Experience

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Measuring patient satisfaction is complicated, as the patient experience is multi-faceted and challenging to classify, much less gauge.


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