Senate bill aims to train more doctors
Legislation sponsored by Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Bill Nelson, (D-FL) would increase the number of residencies by 15,000 over five years. Preference would be given to programs that serve rural areas and train physicians in community health centers and outpatient centers. Increasing the number of residencies will cost between $10 billion to $15 billion over 10 years, according to Schumer's office.
- Will More Pioneer ACOs Defect?
- Charity HealthCare Conundrum Brewing Among Providers
- Interventional Radiology No Longer a Sub-Specialty
- MU Final Rule Disappoints Some CIOs
- Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research: Avoiding Confusion
- NFP Hospitals' Revenue Growth at 'All-Time Low'
- Acute Kidney Injury Gets New Focus
- mHealth Tackles Readmissions
- CNO Leads $1M Charge for New Scrubs, Uniforms
- Transforming Cancer Care