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Medical Doctor Associates has been committed to serving the healthcare staffing industry and meeting the locum tenens needs of physicians and facilities for more than 25 years. By delivering industry insights, tips for navigating the world of healthcare and locum tenens, and other helpful resources, this blog is an extension of that commitment.

Low Back Pain Imaging Recs for Family Physicians

Low back pain imaging

Low back pain drives increasing numbers of patients to visit their family physicians. It is the fifth most common reason patients visit providers, and reported cases of low back pain have increased over the years in adults 45 and older (CDC).

Medical Doctor Associates Recognizes National Locum Tenens Week, Impact Of Temporary Physician Staffing On U.S. Healthcare Delivery

Medical Doctor Associates Recognizes National Locum Tenens Week, Impact Of Temporary Physician Staffing On U.S. Healthcare Delivery

In conjunction with National Locum Tenens Week, MDA has announced its annual initiative to honor the temporary physicians who provide coverage at medical facilities combatting the current U.S doctor shortage.

Are You in Your Residency or Fellowship? Consider Locum Tenens

Are You in Your Residency or Fellowship? Consider Locum Tenens

Working as a locum tenens physician can be an excellent opportunity for both residents and fellows. Traditionally, most physicians who work locum tenens assignments are at later points in their careers or are returning to work after retirement.

Virtual Reality for Combat PTSD

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Virtual reality (VR) isn’t just for gamers. The technology, which provides an opportunity for immersion within a simulated 3-D environment complete with multisensory feedback, is changing the field of mental healthcare.

Four Job Search Tips to Help You Find Your Next Locums Assignment

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A little forethought and preparation is really all you need to get started on your first or next locum tenens assignment. Of course, the application process and providing documentation take some time, but once that's taken care of it won't be...

The Happiness Advantage: The link between positivity and success

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Tim Fischer, President of Medical Doctor Associates, recently watched a presentation that really spoke to him personally. Its focus was the connection between happiness and success. Read his thoughts on the topic, and see if you agree.

CRNAs, Experience Professional Flexibility with Locum Tenens

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Just as healthcare facilities have enlisted advanced practitioners to fill roles once held by physicians, they have also begun to use certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) to provide anesthesia care.

How Locum Tenens Professionals Can Benefit from Tax Changes;How Locum Tenens Professionals Can Benefit from Tax Changes

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Change is inevitable. Taxes are complicated. Taken together, these two truths make for a complex situation many of us would rather avoid. And while delving into changes to the tax law may seem like a chore, it might be worthwhile for locum tenens...;Change is inevitable. Taxes are complicated. Taken together, these two truths make for a complex situation many of us would rather avoid. And while delving into changes to the tax law may seem like a chore, it might be worthwhile for locum tenens...

Anne Anderson of MDA Elected to NALTO Board of Directors

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Medical Doctor Associates announced that Anne Anderson, Executive Vice President, was elected to the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations' (NALTO) board of directors.

Medical Doctor Associates recognized with BEST OF STAFFING® Awards from Inavero

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Medical Doctor Associates (MDA), a leading provider of physician and advanced practice locum tenens, temporary and temp-to-perm staffing services, announced today they have won Inavero's Best of Staffing Client, Talent and Diamond Awards.


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