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Fighting the Critical Care Physician Shortage

What the Trends Are Showing Us and Our Recommended Solution The increasing lack of Intensivists is growing to be a pandemic in the medical industry. In this often over-worked group, Healthcare Global reports that almost half of the 10,000 Critical Care physicians in the U.S. are facing severe burnout. Physicians are now choosing less stressful …

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Being Prepared for a Radiologist Shortage

The Problems Faced With a Radiologists Shortage and Solutions The overall demand for radiology services has been steadily rising since 2013 with the growing number of aging individuals in the United States. Nearly half of the Radiologists in the U.S. are of retirement age, and fewer Radiology residents are waiting to fill these soon-to-be vacant …

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Women’s Healthcare Demands by State

What This Means for Obstetrics and Gynecology Physicians Providers are struggling to keep up with women’s healthcare demands for care instates – especially in the fields of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 2020, the need for OB/GYNs grew by 6 percent or 2,090 full-time providers. That translates to overworked staff in your hospital, but technology does offer some solutions. Forty-nine …

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What the Shortage of Oncologists Means for Cancer Treatment

Concerning Trends for Oncologists and Cancer Care A number of major United States cities are at risk for Oncology shortages as discovered through a 2017 survey. The Association of Community Cancer Centers polled 293 program directors and providers from 209 cancer treatment centers nationwide. They found that 47 percent reported vacancies for medical Oncologists, showing that organizations …

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Why Primary Care Physician Salaries Are Increasing

Five Reasons to Explain This Salary Increase There are multiple factors that influence how much you make as a physician – including what specialty you practice. In the fields of Primary Care and Critical Care, America is facing increased demand and shortages of available physicians. Therefore, physicians are now positioned in the industry to earn …

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Preparing for a Shortage of Primary Care Physicians

What to Expect From the Primary Care Shortage The number of Primary Care physicians in the United States is failing to keep up with ever-growing demand. Studies indicate that there could be a shortfall of 37,800-124,000 Primary Care and Specialty Care doctors by the year 2034.  Salaries Role in the Shortage One factor deterring medical students …

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Are Cardiothoracic Surgeons in Demand?

What to Expect for the Future of Cardiothoracic Surgery How are Cardiothoracic Surgeons in demand? Cardiovascular disease is growing with our aging population while the number of Cardiothoracic Surgeons in the United States continues to decline. Over the next 15 years, the supply of Cardiothoracic Surgeons is expected to dip to critical levels. It’s estimated …

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How the Neurologist Shortage Is Affecting America

How Can We Reduce the Number of Neurology Deserts? Over 100 million Americans, almost a third of the population, suffer from neurological diseases including Alzheimer’s, migraines and stroke. Multiple areas of the United States are designated “Neurology deserts” with large dementia populations and not enough Neurologists to help. Demand for Neurologists will grow by 16 …

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How the Psychiatrist Shortage Is Affecting Emergency Room Coverage

Why the ER is being affected. In 1850, America was in a movement to provide more humane care of mentally ill patients by treating them in hospitals. At that time, there were about 14 beds per 100,000 population. In 2010, the supply was 14.1 beds per 100,000 population. We are in a crisis of 19th …

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Improving Women’s Health in Alabama

Ways Alabama can move towards improving women’s health care. The Alabama Department of Public Health ranks access to care as the state’s second greatest health concern, followed by the third-most important concern: poor pregnancy outcomes. Alabama’s officials seek to reduce barriers to care and ensure all pregnant women receive prenatal care.  How can your facility move …

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