Topic: Physician Shortage
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.
MedServe connects pre-med students with underserved communities in a "Teach for America"-type arrangement.
In a country where 50% of the population has at least one risk factor for heart disease, cardiologists will be in short supply in the next 10 years.
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.