Physician Practice

'Temporary' relief: Use locum tenens to fill vacancies

Physician Practice Perspective, December 10, 2003

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If a physician leaves your practice, whether for vacation or retirement, and you don't find a replacement, you risk financial hardships. With fewer physicians, you'll have trouble meeting the needs of the same volume of patients. But if you use a locum tenens physician to fill your vacancy, your practice can continue treating the same number of patients without hurting the quality of care.

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