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Beating Burnout Continues to Challenge Physicians

The 2017 Medscape Lifestyle Report finds that physician burnout continues to rise. Spending too much time at work and on EHRs were to top causes listed. Read more

CHG Healthcare Recognized as a “Best Company To Work For” Eight Years in a Row

For the eighth straight year, CHG Healthcare, CompHealth's parent company, has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For,” which recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures. This year, CHG ranks No. 20. Read more

CompHealth Wins Inavero’s Best of Staffing Award for Fifth Straight Year 

CompHealth was again named a winner of Inavero's 2017 Best of Staffing® Award. The healthcare staffing firm received recognition in both the client (for service given to employers) and talent categories (service given to job seekers). Read more

CHG Healthcare Announces Leadership Promotions

CompHealth's parent company CHG Healthcare, the nation’s largest provider of locum tenens services, has promoted two senior leaders to new roles within the organization. Melissa Byington has been named group president of CompHealth and Weatherby Healthcare. Lisa Grabl has been promoted to president of the CompHealth locum tenens division. Read more

What Determines A Locum Tenens Physician’s Pay?

Locums are independent contractors and are paid an hourly rate for time worked. The rate that the physician is paid varies greatly depending on specialty, location of the healthcare facility and the facility itself. Read more

Financial Decisions For Late Career Physicians – White Coat Investor

As physicians approach retirement there are a lot of financial decisions to make. Have you planned well? Are you ready to retire? Can you afford not to work? Dr. Jim Dahle, the White Coat Investor, talks about these and other considerations in a post on whitecoatinvestor.com. Read more

Five Key Benefits of Healthcare Providers Having a Hobby

Whether you are new in your career, well established or looking at retirement, having a hobby or pastime can make a substantial impact not only on your personal well-being, but also on your professional performance. Read more

Four Reasons Why Physicians Should Do Volunteer Work

Physician burnout keeps getting worse. And, the major causes of burnout — too much red tape, too much time at work, too much time dealing with electronic health records — aren't going away any time soon. So how are physicians supposed to fight it? Read more

7 Insanely Funny, Informative Medical Parody Videos

In the age of singing competition shows and “car-aoke” on late night television, the world is encouraging the creation of new musical stories. The medical field is taking a page right out of this book by creating compelling content that shines a light on their professions and promotes best practices. Read more

CompHealth Employee Kerstin James Honored For Charitable Baked Goods

One of CompHealth's employees was recently honored by a local news station for her efforts in the community. Kerstin James is a learning and development specialist and spends much of her time away from work volunteering for the non-profit Icing Smiles that creates elaborate cakes and cupcakes for seriously ill children in Utah. Read more