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Executive Health Management

Locum tenens: what is patient mortality rate?

2017 12 Dec

"Locum tenens" physicians are those hired by hospitals to temporarily take the place of regular doctors who, for one reason or another, are unable to perform their duties. However, due to current physician staffing shortages and shifting employment patterns, demand for temporary or substitute docs has increased. But do these temps provide the same... Read more