Category Archives: Physician Shortage

Health IT Systems Could Assist with Nursing and Physician Shortage

Health IT News, 5/6/2011 MILWAUKEE – Healthcare information technology could ease some of the spotty care, long waits and medical errors anticipated by the growing shortage of nurses, doctors and other healthcare workers, according to the American Society for Quality (ASQ), which … Continue reading

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Top 10 Healthcare Employment and Compensation Trends

By Rachel Fields, 3/24/11   Becker’s Hospital Review  Business & Legal Issues Here are 10 trends affecting employment and compensation in healthcare, according to various surveys, studies and news reports. Nursing enrollment is rising. Female physicians earn less. More medical … Continue reading

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What’s Different about Rural Health Care?

  National Rural Health Association   RuralHealthWeb.org The obstacles faced by health care providers and patients in rural areas are vastly different than those in urban areas. Rural Americans face a unique combination of factors that create disparities in health … Continue reading

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