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Barton Associates

Barton Associates is a leading national Locum Tenens agency for physicians, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, dentists and CRNAs.

  • Locum Tenens Coverage Planning for 2022
    by Tayla Holman on January 13, 2022 at 12:00 am

    The number of medical staff tends to ebb and flow throughout the year as employees take vacations, go on maternity or medical leave, or find new job opportunities. With the new year quickly approaching, now is a good time for healthcare facilities to…

  • Top Health News of 2021
    by Tayla Holman on January 6, 2022 at 12:00 am

    As in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic was ever-present in the news in 2021. Although more than half of the population of the United States is vaccinated against, new variants pose a threat as they may be more easily spread than the original virus. The…

  • How Locum Tenens Can Help the Busiest Hospitals in the U.S.
    by Tayla Holman on December 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

    2020 was an unprecedented year for the healthcare system as hospitals around the country contended with the COVID-19 pandemic. With the Delta variant and others spreading rapidly, many hospitals are once again finding themselves with record or…

  • Going From a Travel Nurse to a Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioner
    by Tayla Holman on November 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Although they share some similarities, travel nursing and locum tenens are different concepts. Both help healthcare organizations fill vacancies when there is a need, either due to a shortage or a full-time employee being out temporarily. This helps…

  • Tax Benefits of Being a Locum Tenens Provider
    by Tayla Holman on September 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    What Are The Tax Benefits of Being a Locum Tenens Provider? If you’re thinking about becoming a locum tenens provider, you may have a lot of questions about how to get started and how to handle finances. Specifically, you might be wondering if there…

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HCA Healthcare

HCA Healthcare is dedicated to giving people a healthier tomorrow. As one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare is comprised of 182 hospitals and 2,300+ sites of care in 20 states and the United Kingdom.

  • How to manage exercise-induced asthma
    by Tayla Holman on July 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    There are steps you can take to manage exercise-induced asthma symptoms. Be sure to consult your doctor and discuss treatment options before you make any adjustments to your exercise regimen. Exercise is a critical part of maintaining a healthy…

  • 5 summer safety tips to keep in mind
    by Tayla Holman on July 5, 2021 at 12:00 am

    As we head into summer, more people will begin spending time outside and enjoying the sunshine, but it’s important to take precautions when necessary to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. Make sure you keep these summer safety tips in mind as…

  • What’s a health risk assessment?
    by Tayla Holman on June 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

    A health risk assessment can encourage you to take steps you might not have taken previously in support of your health. Have you ever wondered how healthy you really are? Your body seems limber, your skin is clear, your mind is sharp — but could you…

  • Chronic pelvic pain vs. acute pelvic pain
    by Tayla Holman on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    You should consult your doctor to determine the cause of your pelvic pain and discuss treatment options. Many women experience pelvic pain, which occurs in the lowest part of the abdomen, below the belly button and above the legs. This can be…

  • Can stress make you sick?
    by Tayla Holman on April 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Stress is inevitable, but it doesn’t have to take over your life. Stress is a normal part of life. Although stress is often viewed negatively, it’s not always bad, and there are even some benefits to stress in small doses. But can stress make you…

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Dignity Health

Dignity Health is a California-based not-for-profit public-benefit corporation that operates hospitals and ancillary care facilities in three states. Dignity Health is the fifth-largest hospital system in the nation and the largest not-for-profit hospital provider in California.

  • What Is the Medicare Therapy Cap for Physical Therapy?
    by Tayla Holman on July 3, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Physical therapy is often used to reduce pain and improve or restore a person’s mobility after an injury or health problem. People who receive health insurance through Medicare may wonder if physical therapy is covered, or if there is a limit to…

  • Which SPF Is Best?
    by Tayla Holman on June 29, 2018 at 12:00 am

    According to dermatologists, one of the best ways to protect your skin from sun damage is to wear a sunscreen with a minimum sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 and broad-spectrum protection. But not all sunscreens are created equal, and which SPF is…

  • Alcohol and Heart Disease: What’s the Relationship?
    by Tayla Holman on June 21, 2018 at 12:00 am

    There are several factors that can affect a person’s risk for heart disease. Some, like heredity, cannot be controlled. Others, such as alcohol consumption, can be controlled. But the relationship between alcohol and heart disease is more complicated…

  • 4 New Uses for 3-D Printing in Health Care
    by Tayla Holman on June 11, 2018 at 12:00 am

    While 3-D printing first began to emerge in the 1980s, the technology has undergone an explosion in growth and innovation over the past few years. One area that is seeing an enormous amount of potential is 3-D printing in health care. Currently, 3-D…

  • Acute Pain: Should You Go to the ER?
    by Tayla Holman on June 3, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Acute pain occurs abruptly and is a physical symptom of an injury, such as an ankle sprain, or an infection, such as strep throat. Although it doesn’t typically last long, it can be quite severe and uncomfortable, leading patients to seek relief…

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