Elderly Population

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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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Robot Surgery Is Not a Solution to the Surgeon Shortage

Why Do Robots Not Help With the Surgeon Shortage? Demand for surgery services is climbing – and so is the shortages of General Surgeons. By 2050, the nationwide deficit will grow to 7,047 General Surgeons, which is almost 18 percent higher than originally anticipated. Some believe using robot surgery could help relieve this shortage, but in …

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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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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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Growing Demand for Elderly Mental Health Services

What is the Impact of the Growing Demand for Psychiatric Care? Ten thousand people are expected to turn 65 every day over the next 15 years. This growing population of elderly is increasing the demand for many health care services and shifting much of the cost to Medicare.  Unique among these services is Psychiatric care …

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