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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...
Bill that would offer free malpractice coverage faces hurdles
  House lawmakers moving legislation to lure physicians to medically underserved areas are hoping the politics...
Agencies warn of coming doctor shortage
The passage of healthcare reform that could potentially funnel 30 million new people into an already-packed system has...
Web Exclusive: Health Reform and the Physician Shortage
Will health reform alleviate the physician shortage, or exacerbate it? In this contributed feature, Phillip Miller...
Web Exclusive: If the U.S. Lacks Doctors, Can Nurses, Optometrists, and Pharmacists Take Their Place?
If the Association of American Medical Colleges' prediction comes true—that the nation's physician shortage will...
Medical survey results show health reform will overburden CT doctors
Healthcare reform is poised to increase the number of people with health insurance, but the newly insured may have a...
Bill complicates drive to add primary-care doctors
A handful of Democratic senators are pushing to change pending healthcare legislation so that it would help increase...
Shortage of primary care threatens healthcare system
Although healthcare is a top domestic priority in the presidential election and there is no lack of ideas on how to fix...