Introducing the Pacific Companies Doc Lounge Podcast Pacific Companies is excited to announce their first ever podcast series! Pacific Companies is no stranger to the healthcare industry. With over 18 years as one of the nation’s top physician recruitment… Read more »
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I am frequently asked by physicians, administrators and my colleagues on what is the best way to quantify the need for an additional physician. There is not a one size fits all when trying to determine the need for bringing… Read more »
As a doctor who is eager to embark on a locum tenens assignment or help patients, you likely don’t want to get bogged down in the time and red tape of medical licensure. Working in a new state will… Read more »
Can you believe it? You are almost there. If you are a 2020 resident or fellow, all those years of training, sacrifice, 12+ hours days and sleepless nights are (hopefully for some of you) coming to an end! Now you face… Read more »
“Most hospitals in the U.S. still spend less than one percent of their total operating revenues on marketing.” Patrick Buckley, U.S. healthcare marketing expert The U.S. healthcare system is more competitive than ever.” And competition is what drives marketing. Whether… Read more »
Of all the things that they forget to teach you in medical training, marketing is certainly one of them. More and more patients are turning to online sources to find a physician. They may look at your website,… Read more »
There are a number of items that will make credentialing go much smoother, whether you are planning on going on a locum’s assignment or taking a permanent position. Take a look at the list below and brush up your… Read more »
There’s just something about recruiting to a small town that I absolutely enjoy. Often we’ll travel into an international airport, in a major city, and drive hours to our final destination. The city lights start to fade in the… Read more »
Advances in technology like Electronic Health Records (EHRs) (or some call EMRs) have changed the way the healthcare industry operates. In the years before EHRs, medical records were 100% paper-based documents. Although paper record-keeping is simple, widely accepted, and… Read more »
Having a physician vacancy is no longer a viable option for healthcare organizations, yet many find themselves facing gaps in coverage and are paying the price. Turnover is an inevitable occurrence in the healthcare industry. At some point, all practices… Read more »