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Shortage of physicians expected by the year 2032

According to a new report by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), there could be a shortage of 46,900 to 121,900 physicians by the year 2032. For specialty care specifically, the shortage is estimated to be between 24,800 and 65,800, making up about half of the total across all physicians. Major contributing factors As we…

May 2, 2019
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ehr and physician burnout

How to ensure a smooth transition out of private practice

In recent years, surveys have shown that physicians are starting to migrate away from independent practice in favor of hospital or medical group employment. In fact, according to the American Medical Association, physician practice ownership dropped below 50% for the first time in 2016. When asked about their top reasons for choosing employment over private…

April 18, 2019
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The costly impact of losing a physician

Having a physician vacancy is no longer a viable option for healthcare organizations, yet many hospitals find themselves facing gaps in coverage and are paying the price. Last year, the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) offered updated projections on future physician supply and demand. Based on new data, the physician shortage is now estimated to…

February 28, 2019
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Making the most of your conference experience

Conferences provide excellent opportunities to fulfill continuing education requirements, network with peers, and learn about innovative procedures, treatments, and devices. They can also be very overwhelming. You’ll likely leave with all sorts of new strategies and best practices to implement, but it can be challenging to hold on to those and put them to work…

February 25, 2019
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The Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact (eNLC)

What is the eNLC? For nearly 20 years, the Nursing Licensure Compact has been operational, allowing nurses to provide care across state lines without having to gain additional licensure. In 2015, the state boards of nursing voted to add enhancements to the NLC to make it even safer than it was previously proven to be.…

February 21, 2019
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