Post Tagged with: "primary care"
More (or less) Hope and Change (for the worse) In Healthcare: Are Doctor Shortages Really All Due To Training Bottlenecks?
There is no doubt that Affordable Care Act has changed the landscape of medicine in the US. Now, private practice is becoming a thing of the past. Financial pressures, increasing regulatory requirements, electronic medical records and outrageously complex coding systems are forcing long time private physicians to enter into agreements with academic centers and large hospital systems in order to survive.
As reviewed on this blog and in many other sources, the relative underinvestment of resources in primary care in the U.S. has a great deal to do with the fact that we spend far more on health services than anywhere else in the world but rank near the back of the pack in key health metrics such as life expectancy, infant mortality, and disability compared to other high-income countries.
By Dave Chase First Posted at Forbes on 5/23/2013 Dr. Rob Lamberts is an entertaining and informative writer who has been chronicling his departure from… Read More ›
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By Dave Chase First Posted at Forbes on 5/9/2013 Jim Clifton, the Chairman of Gallup, makes a strong case that we’re in World War III… Read More ›