Family Practice Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com Family Practice Career and Resource Center. Here you can stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in your industry, check out survey statistics on family practice salaries, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect family practice employment opportunity, too. Learn more about our family practice recruiting services.

Family Practice Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2017 LocumTenens.com Primary Care Salary Survey annual reports are now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com Primary Care salary survey highlight annual average primary care physician salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice, board certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report.

The art and science of driving medication adherence

Source: Iowa State University

Physicians concerned about their patients’ medication adherence may find more successful outcomes by directing their questions toward patients’ daily routines, rather than asking about missed pills. Keeping conversations focused on daily habits may open the door to other barriers physicians should consider when prescribing medication.

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A prescription refill for fruits and vegetables instead of pills?

Source: Reuters

What impact could healthy food prescriptions have on the state of chronic illness and the cost of healthcare in the United States? In a recent study published in PLoS Medicine, researchers used computer models to calculate the number of preventable cardiovascular events, diabetes cases and savings to healthcare costs. While actual trials have yet to be conducted, the team hopes their preliminary findings will lead to opportunities to invest in further research.

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