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Challenges Faced by Rural Healthcare

Questions to Ask and Staying EEOC Complaint Throughout the Physician Interview Process Rural hospitals are in a fragile economic state. Since 2010, 106 rural hospitals have closed. At the time of this report, the Rural Health Web estimates another 700 rural hospitals – roughly one-third of the 1,875 rural community hospitals remaining – are vulnerable …

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The Guide to Advanced Practitioner’s Salaries

Here’s What You Need to Know About Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistants’ Salaries Part of any successful career plan is knowing the going rate for your specialty, experience and region. Demand for healthcare is growing, and we are seeing rises in physician salaries as healthcare organizations compete to attract top talent. In most industries, there …

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The Benefits of Locum Tenens Staffing

Locums in Healthcare A locum tenens provider is a Latin term for placeholder – to hold the place or to substitute for another person. In the medical industry, this term is specifically referencing a physician or advanced practitioner who temporarily works for a healthcare organization for a defined period of time. The benefits for providers …

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The Impact of Nurse Practitioners on Healthcare

Managing the Primary Care Shortage The number of licensed Nurse Practitioners has more than doubled since 2007, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that number to grow 36 percent by 2026. The shortage of Primary Care physicians and other specialists fuels this growth. Across the country, Nurse Practitioners are providing healthcare in communities …

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America’s Mental Health Crisis

Facing the Shortage of Mental Health Professionals Growing demand for mental health care plus a slow supply of new Psychiatrists equals the perfect storm for America’s mental health care crisis. Over half of practicing Psychiatrists are nearing retirement age and fewer medical students are interested in pursuing Psychiatry. JAMA reports that fewer students are interested in …

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Why the Demand for Gastroenterologists Is Rising

Factors Leading to Increasing GI Service Needs Making on average $408,000 per year, Gastroenterologists are among the top earning physician specialists. That’s according to Medscape’s 2018 Physician Compensation Report. Gastroenterologists’ 2018 compensation grew 4 percent over the previous year. The Demand for Gastroenterologists is rising due to: Incidents of rectal and colorectal cancer in young …

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A Shortage in Anesthesiologists Is Coming​

An Increasing Demand for Anesthesiologists’ Services The American Association of Medical Colleges predicts a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians across all specialties by the year 2030. And with an ever-growing population of older Americans, the demand for anesthesia and surgical services will increase. A study by the RAND Corporation predicts the U.S. will experience …

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The Demand for Cardiologists Is Growing

What Is Causing Higher Demand for Cardiologists and What Should You Expect the Effect to Be? Pulmonologists are in higher demand now more than ever due to aging patients and the continued rise of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD), which afflicts over 11 million Americans. Despite an average yearly salary of about $312,000, Internal Medicine …

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The Demand for Cardiologists Is Increasing

How to Prepare Your Facility for Cardiologists Shortages The demand for Cardiologists will increase annually as much as 18 percent through 2025. It’s already sparking dramatic one-year increases in total cash compensation. General Cardiologists earned the biggest jump in cash compensation amongst all medical specialties – a 4.4 percent increase. Furthering salary growth: The number of Cardiologists grew only …

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