White Papers December 1, 2017

Locum Tenens and the Emerging Shortage of Medical Specialists

Though America's ongoing shortage of primary care physicians has been well documented, what is more often overlooked is that the United States is also facing a shortage of surgical, internal medicine and diagnostic specialists.

In this white paper from the thought leaders at Staff Care, we examine the patient and physician demographic trends that are driving this shortage of medical specialists, and briefly explore the ways in which locum tenens doctors are being utlilized to extend the supply of physician specialists in healthcare facilities of all types.

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