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Happy National Hospitalist Day

Today, it is a pleasure to recognize the 60,000+ hardworking hospitalists for the vital role they play in the healthcare industry. Hospital medicine doctors are responding to the ever-increasing need for medical services, filling gaps in the delivery of care across the country.

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Optimum Celebrates Black History Month

Optimum honors those who have helped pave the way for progress and change. To conclude the month, we are recognizing a few remarkable Black doctors. Additionally, we invite you to share the healthcare professionals from history that inspire you!

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Seven Ways to Celebrate Doctors’ Day

National Doctors’ Day, celebrated each year on March 30th, is the perfect time to recognize and thank your dedicated physicians! We have put together a few fun and easy ways to celebrate that fit anyone’s budget and bandwidth.

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2023 National Women Physicians Day

In 1849, at the age of 28, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to earn a medical degree in the United States. Her story showcases tenacity, determination, wayfinding, and persistence. Her legacy is evidenced daily through the work of women physicians who continue to face and overcome obstacles, driven by a strong desire to serve others.

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Happy Physician Anesthesiologists Week

Optimum joins in celebrating Physician Anesthesiologists Week, held from January 29th to February 4th! It is estimated that there are over 42,000 active Anesthesiologists practicing in the United States. This week offers the perfect opportunity to reflect and raise awareness of anesthesiologists’ critical influence in healthcare.

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How to Apply for an NPI Number

Every healthcare provider is required to have a unique National Provider Identifier (NPI) number to submit claims or conduct any other transaction as specified by HIPAA. Getting an NPI number is free and not having one could be costly!

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Attracting the New Generation of Physicians and Advanced Practitioners

Millennials make up the majority of today’s workforce, and they have high expectations for their employers. Workplace norms have shifted with the combined influence of the Millennial and Gen Z generations. As older physicians and advanced practitioners begin to retire, the newer generations of physicians and advanced practitioners are attracted to different job qualities and standards. Here are a few ways to attract the newer generations of physicians and advanced practitioners.

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Celebrating the Holidays While Working at a Healthcare Facility

The holiday season is typically reserved for loved ones; however, healthcare facilities usually need additional coverage to account for increased patient census and healthcare staffing shortages.  Whether you’re a physician or an advanced practitioner, chances are high that you’ll be working through some of the holidays to ensure your local communities have access to the care they need.

Celebrating Nurse Practitioner Week 2022

National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week, celebrated November 13-19, is an annual celebration recognizing the incredible contributions of NP professionals. This year, the theme for NP Week is “Rising to Meet the Needs of Patients.” More than 355,000 NPs are licensed to practice in the United States and continuously bring vital solutions to patients in all…
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Insider Tips for a Smooth Medical Credentialing Process

It is important to know that every healthcare facility and state is different when it comes to medical credentialing. Here are five important tips that will ensure a smooth credentialing process.