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The federal government is currently offering financial incentives to physicians who adopt electronic health records. These incentives will soon turn into penalties for those who have not begun using the technology.
The healthcare reform law signed by President Barack Obama in 2010 included provisions for fighting the shortage of primary care physicians.
The nation is undoubtedly facing a serious shortage of primary care physicians. More people are expected to need care in the coming years thanks to the healthcare reform, which will give a larger number of individuals health coverage, and the aging population. However, in this dismaying scenario, … more
Where have all the doctors gone? It’s a common question these days, as patients often have a difficult time securing an appointment with primary care physicians. This is because the U.S. is currently facing a serious shortage of family doctors, and the situation is only expected to get worse in … more
Despite the fact that there are numerous job openings in primary care, few medical school graduates decide to pursue this career path. The reason is that jobs in family medicine aren't as lucrative as specialties, and with hundreds of thousands of dollars in student debt, a career in primary care … more
It looks as though lawmakers in Washington will soon pass legislation to avoid a major payment cut to doctors treating Medicare patients, thus ensuring that physicians will be adequately compensated.
The U.S. is currently experiencing a major shortage of primary care physicians. While there may be many reasons for the dearth of doctors, the main cause is clear, at least to one expert. Primary care physicians need to be paid more.
Communities across the country are grappling with how to solve the same problem: The dramatic shortage of primary care doctors. But addressing this issue may have implications that spread beyond individual communities. Experts say the future well-being of the U.S. healthcare system is at stake.
The physician shortage continues to worsen in many parts of the country, and many healthcare providers are having a difficult time coping with the lack of qualified doctors on their staff.
The U.S. is facing a critical shortage of primary care physicians that is only expected to get worse as the population continues to age and more people obtain health coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Some experts are urging immediate action before the problem gets any worse.