Topic: Physician Shortage
The publicly operated L.A. Care Health Plan has a new strategy in addressing a primary care physician shortage in Los Angeles.
A growing cadre of nurse practitioners are participating in residency programs, tacking on up to a year of clinical and other training.
In what could spell trouble for women’s healthcare, the United States is looking at a shortage of obstetrician/gynecologists.
More nurse practitioners are working in primary care practices, particularly in rural areas of the country.
Lawsuits were filed against the University of Southern California and a former gynecologist and more physician practice news from around the web.
In what’s good news for the predicted physician shortage, first-year enrollment at U.S. medical schools has increased by 29% since 2002.
The latest jobs report says healthcare added 24,000 jobs in April, with hospitals contributing more than 8,000 of them.
A report from the Association for Women in Science says clear changes are needed to allow more women-led STEM businesses, including healthcare companies, to thrive.
The National Taskforce for Humanity in Healthcare offers a blueprint for fighting the pervasive problem of burnou.
Congress needs to end a longtime cap on funds choking the number of medical residencies, plus more physician practice news from around the web.