Where have all the doctors gone?
Whether there are enough doctors to care for patients, particularly if the nation moves toward a new scheme for universal health coverage, is the elephant in the room of the presidential campaign debate on health reform, says Joseph B. Martin, PhD, in his column for the Boston Globe. The solution will require educating doctors and care givers in new collaborative ways, as well as developing new models of healthcare delivery that focus on teamwork, he says.
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