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Rebound for temp doctors, nurses
San Diego Union-Tribune

The Great Recession caused Americans to cut back on their health-care spending and pushed health workers to delay their retirements, temporarily staving off predicted nursing shortages.

The economic downturn meant that hospitals and other health providers needed fewer temporary workers, from nurses known as “travelers” who move from one facility to the next to “locum tenens” doctors who follow a similarly nomadic path.

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