Topic: Physician Shortage
There’s a big demand for both physicians and nurse practitioners, and it's driving up compensation, according to a new study.
A new study found that 16.6% of all healthcare professionals in the U.S. in 2016 were not born in the U.S. and almost 5% are not citizens.
Since its launch more than a year and a half ago, 3,426 doctors have been issued medical licenses to practice in other states though a compact.
Some say Republicans' tough stance on immigration could make it harder for rural areas that depend on foreign-born doctors to relieve shortages.
Findings from a new study raised concerns around how cancer patients will be cared for in the future.
It's time to take a close look at data to better plan for the U.S. system for training future physicians, says one medical school dean.
Roughly two-thirds (67.3%) of practitioners added to the workforce between 2016 and 2030 will be advanced practice clinicians, according to projections.
Landmark Health, which he founded, decreased hospital admissions 40% by having doctors visit patients in their homes. Could Medicare soon do the same?
The logjam has two physician groups worried about the impact on international physicians and medical students.
The move is aimed at encouraging students to pursue careers in less lucrative specialties, as graduates won’t be saddled with six-figure debt.