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America's painful doctor shortage is threatening health care reform

FORTUNE ... assistants and nurse practitioners could fill the gap. But that won’t happen. All told, those two categories of advanced practitioners encompass around 200,000. The total is growing, but t... read more

DeVry Education Group (DV) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ross Med, Ross Vet and AUC School of Medicine are all well-positioned to deliver consistent organic growth in the future, and we remain optimistic that we will continue to inform the national dialog o... read more

Future Supply and Demand for Oncologists : Challenges to Assuring Access to Oncology Services

This study ... action will fill the likely gap between supply and demand. Among the options to consider are increasing the number of oncology fellowship positions, increasing use of nonphysician clini... read more

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How to Save $900 Billion Annually in American Healthcare

[9] Given a current skills gap of 30,000 doctors, adding 30,000 new PCPs, nurse practitioners, or physicians assistants could save $2.3B, $5.1B, or $6B in salary costs alone relative to the current mi... read more


How VA is driving telemedicine

Increasingly ... people and very few doctors or nurses. For such remote populations, it's often telehealth or no health care at all. Community health aides provide telemedicine services for communicat... read more

Doctor Shortage Could Cause Health Care Crash

The United States will require at least 52,000 more family doctors in the year 2025 to keep up with the growing and increasingly older U.S. population, a new study ... to fill the gap. "It would take ... read more

With Doctors in Short Supply, Responsibilities for Nurses May Expand

Numbering roughly 125,000 nationwide, more than three-quarters of them train in primary care, making them the largest group of non-physician primary care providers, according to a study by ... that nu... read more

Call the midwife: Ruth Wilf has been helping babies and mothers for over 50 years

One study showed that half of U.S. counties have no obstetrician. Just as nurse practitioners help meet America's primary care needs, midwives may fill gaps in maternity care ... "I really don't like ... read more

Could Pharmacists Help Fix Health Care?

Reporting since the merger also has highlighted the possible future role of CVS’s Minute Clinics, which work with physician groups and are staffed by nurse practitioners. These retail clinics operate ... read more

Restoring trust in VA health care

Both physicians are among few who can provide an insider's view of challenges within the VA health-care system ... clearly articulated performance goals to an increasingly centralized control of care ... read more

The Exercise is Medicine Global Health Initiative: a 2014 update

Each NTF is composed of representatives from a combination of the country's national primary care associations, other medical and healthcare associations (cardiology, endocrinology, sports medicine, n... read more

Point-of-care and point-of-procedure optical imaging technologies for primary care and global health

In high-resource settings, primary care is usually provided by physicians or nurse practitioners with ready access to ... technologies designed to be used at the PoC/PoP can fill these gaps. Although ... read more



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