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Healthcare Physician Staff Spending in Rural America versus Metropolitan Medical Centers There is an ongoing debate in the medical community about the reasons for regional disparities among healthcare expenditure spending in rural areas versus metropolitan medical centers. According to a published report recently by the American Economic Association , physician organizational factors matter, but the most important factor are physician...
The Most In-Demand and Growing Medical Specialties Needed Today and Over the Next Decade Doctor shortage stories have begun to dominate the news cycles, according to STLtoday.com, the University of Missouri could receive up to $5 million in federal funding to help with an impending decline in primary care physicians available to treat the “Show Me State’s” aging population. In rural Arizona, a hospital in Benson was...
The 2020 Physician: Doctors needed in medicine today, now more than ever.   What are the needs in medicine today and right around the corner in 2020?   In just over a decade, primary and specialty care physician shortages on the high end could climb even higher to 120,000 according to research data published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). On the low end, the projection is almost a...
  Looking for a placeholder or the dream job?   Locum tenens placement vs. landing a landmark position –   Short staffed, the two words together can make healthcare organizations cringe. While locum tenens placement benefit both medical doctors and hospital systems short term, landing a more permanent option can launch doctors into a career and workplace plentiful with fruits of stability, long-term....