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Medical residents angered at extended work hours
Medical residents angered at extended work hoursNew ACGME work hours upset medical residents
88th annual Physician Report: Ambivalence wreaking havoc in primary care
88th annual Physician Report: Ambivalence wreaking havoc in primary careThe findings of the latest Physician Report reflect the sense of ambivalence among many primary care physicians regarding their chosen profession.
Mr. President, physicians fight when things get toughPhysician numbers aren’t declining
Why are women leaving medicine?The physician field remains largely male despite equality in medical school numbers
Doctor groups fear Trump’s ‘unprecedented’ proposed budget cutsPresident Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget includes major spending cuts for medical education programs and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, each of which could have negative impacts on doctors, according to organizations like the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Can anything be done to solve the PCP shortage crisis?Last year, just one in 10 U.S. medical school graduates went into family medicine and the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that the U.S. will be short by as many as 43,000 primary care doctors by 2030.
88th annual Physician Report results
88th annual Physician Report resultsThe 88th annual Medical Economics Physician Report illustrates the state of primary care today, providing information on physician income, productivity, malpractice costs and more.
Do quality measures disillusion young doctors?If patients are going to hurt the practice’s financial bottom line by causing adverse scores, are they patients we want to continue to serve?
GOP Doctors Caucus: We’re watching MACRAThe 16-member caucus remain concerned about how the law could affect physicians.
Despite White House shake-up, value-based pay is here to stayCommercial payers, large employers and leading provider systems across the nation have fully embraced this transformation and they will not simply revert back to the fee-for-service system of healthcare delivery and reimbursement.