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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
What happened to the family doctor?
Primary-care doctors take care of the young, the old and the in-between; the sick, the well and the dying. Ideally...
Mobile clinics seen as way to cut US health bill
About 3,000 people each year visit the mobile Family Van in Boston for free checks of their blood pressure...
Renewed effort to lure doctors to rural areas faces obstacles
The Obama administration recently invested more than $1 billion from the stimulus and the healthcare law into the...
Boston Leads Nation in Physician Wait Times
Boston, the home of leading medical schools and hospitals, a high physician population, and universal healthcare...
Med schools grow as economy tanks
Responding to warnings of a looming doctor shortage, existing medical schools are increasing enrollment, and new ones...
MD retirements stalled in Canada
In Canada, the economic crisis is forcing some physicians to delay retirement plans or work longer hours than they had...
South Florida family doctors leaving practices
An increasing number of family doctors are leaving the field for greener pastures and fewer young doctors replace them...
Report says Wisconsin must address lack of primary care doctors
Wisconsin has a shortage of 374 primary-care doctors, and that number is expected to increase in coming years...
Georgia low on family physicians
In the spring, 385 students graduated from Georgia’s medical schools, but only two of them chose to remain in the...