What is the Difference Between a Physician Assistant and Doctor
Nov15

What is the Difference Between a Physician Assistant and Doctor

Are you contemplating medical school but unsure if you actually want to commit to becoming a doctor? After all, that’s a long time to be in school, the job can be extremely stressful, and what if you change your mind halfway through? You’re not alone. Many people weigh out the pros and cons of working as a doctor vs. settling for a lesser license type in healthcare. One of the most common things people think about when they’re in the...

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Fee-For-Service VS Value-Based Care
Apr06

Fee-For-Service VS Value-Based Care

As a physician or any healthcare professional for that matter, it’s important that you know where your salary is coming from. Simple enough, right? Patients pay for the care you provide, and that payment then goes towards your salary. Well, it isn’t as easy as it sounds. Most healthcare facilities will have two main options to receive payment from insurance providers. As the healthcare landscape continues to change, the...

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Finding Locum to Perm Jobs | Reasons Why
Dec13

Finding Locum to Perm Jobs | Reasons Why

Many physicians who have been practicing on the road as locum tenens for a while eventually start leaning toward permanent positions. Whether it’s for your finances, professional opportunities, or just convenience, there are lots of reasons why finding locum to perm jobs is a great career move! Sure, being a traveling doctor has its perks, but when it comes to great job security and settling down, permanent physician positions...

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Locum Tenens Vs. Permanent Physician Jobs
Nov20

Locum Tenens Vs. Permanent Physician Jobs

If you are a doctor who is trying to decide whether you want to stick with a permanent physician job or start traveling, there’s much to think about! Of course, there is the obvious question – do you want to stay in one place or constantly relocate? Beyond that, there are more in-depth pros and cons to consider when contemplating your career choice. Ultimately, the decision will come down to what best suits your lifestyle, as locum...

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Why Family Medicine?
Jul28

Why Family Medicine?

Although the physician shortage continues to grow for all specialties, the shortage is especially evident among primary care physicians such as those in family medicine. While this could be a result of a number of different factors, one potential reason seems likely; the salary of family medicine physicians is substantially lower than many other physician salaries in the industry. In fact, according to a 2016 Physician Compensation...

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Specialty in Salary: A Look into Physician Pay
Apr17

Specialty in Salary: A Look into Physician Pay

So you’re considering a career in the medical field…congratulations! You decided to dedicate your life to helping others. But practicing medicine requires an extensive knowledge of the human anatomy and its treatments. You’ve enrolled in medical school, spent the required (but totally barbaric amount of) money on books and housing, purchased scrubs, a meal plan, and literally anything else you’re told you need...

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