Report: Family physicians have little input at NIH
HealthDay/Washington Post, November 17, 2008
Family physicians and departments of family medicine receive minimal funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, a situation that could greatly impact public health, experts say. Researchers at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation analyzed NIH grants from 2002-2006, and tracked the enrollment of family medicine physicians membership on NIH advisory boards. Over those years, there were marginal increases in funding for family medicine, the researchers found.
- Senators Hear How Two-Midnight Rule Harms Patients, Hospitals
- 3 Management Lessons from a Supermarket Debacle
- Medicare Advantage Carriers See 'No Choice' But to Accept Cuts
- Physicians to Appeal 'Docs v. Glocks' Ruling in FL
- IOM Identifies GME Problems, Calls for Finance Changes
- Healthcare Costs Start With What We Eat
- Handshaking Spreads Germs. Get Over It.
- Revenue Cycles Get a Boost from Simple JPEG Files
- Hospitals Likely to Outsource ICD-10 at Launch
- Anatomy of 3 Health System Rebranding Efforts