Dallas, Texas – August 13, 2018 – The National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations® (NALTO®) is leading healthcare staffing firms this week in the annual celebration of National Locum Tenens Week, recognizing locum tenens physicians for their ongoing contributions in meeting our nation’s healthcare needs.
“We’re proud to lead our industry again in acknowledging those physicians who devote themselves to practicing locum tenens and show our appreciation for their dedication in serving patients throughout our communities,” says Stacey Stanley, NALTO® President.
Locum tenens physicians now play a permanent role in combatting the nation’s growing shortage of doctors required to meet our population’s increasing demand for healthcare.
The locum tenens (Latin for “to hold the place of”) staffing industry represents over $3 billion in annual revenue, with over 90 percent of U.S. hospitals, clinics, practices, and other medical facilities utilizing temporary physicians today.
National Locum Tenens Week occurs the second full week of August each year, supported by official marketing assets from NALTO®.
To access the marketing toolkit, and for more information on the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations® (NALTO®), please visit www.NALTO.org.
About NALTO®: The National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations® (NALTO®) is the only professional association of temporary physician staffing firms committed to a code of ethics and to maintaining the highest industry standards.
Mike Gianas, Marketing Committee
National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations® (NALTO®)