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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...
As doctors age, small towns face critical shortage
Californians are getting older, and so are their physicians. In isolated towns, fears are rising that as greater...
Web Exclusive: Physician Shortage to Quadruple Within Decade, AAMC Says
The current physician shortage is set to quadruple with U.S. specialties reaching a shortage of 91,500 doctors by...
David Nichols, Tangier Island Physician, Dead at 62
Nichols, a primary care physician who for more than three decades served as the only healthcare provider for a remote...
Web Exclusive: Physicians Harbor Outrage, Survey Shows
Doctors are roiling with frustration over healthcare reform, tort reform, Medicare reimbursements, and a pressing...
Boston Leads Nation in Physician Wait Times
Boston, the home of leading medical schools and hospitals, a high physician population, and universal healthcare...
Survey: Many doctors plan to quit or cut back
Primary care doctors in the United States feel overworked and nearly half plan to either cut back on how many patients...
Survey: Rural physicians more satisfied
A new survey by Press Ganey finds that physicians practicing in rural areas tend to be more satisfied overall than...
Doctors find more opportunities for part-time work
Nearly 20 percent of physicians are working part time versus about 13 percent two years ago, according to a survey of...

Book: Practical Guide to Hospitalist Recruitment and Retention
Practical Guide to Hospitalist Recruitment and Retention is a book and CD-ROM set that provides proven strategies from...