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Texas, hospitals work to address nurse shortage
Texas is facing a shortage of 71,000 nurses by 2020 as demand continues to outpace supply, the Texas Department of...
Web Exclusive: Nurse Anesthetists Battle Overlooks Rural Doctor Shortage
The lawsuit filed by 40,000 California doctors last week to halt nurse anesthetists' newly obtained ability to...
Physician Recruiting Strategies for Rural Areas
The inability to offer a competitive compensation package, the lack of adequate housing, and poor-quality schools are...
Web Exclusive: Health in the Heartland: Where Will The Doctors Come From?
The task of persuading physicians to set up a practice is a daunting one for rural areas across the country.
Congress allows Medicare physician scarcity incentives to expire
Congress allowed a Medicare bonus payment program to expire at the end of June, resulting in a 5% reduction in Medicare...
Effective Physician Recruitment Tools
One key component of physician satisfaction is how responsive hospital administrators are to physicians’ ideas...
Providing Healthcare with Less Money and Less Physicians
One healthcare trend that I hear repeatedly is that we need to do more with less-less money, less physicians, and less...
University of Arizona medical students, rural physicians work side by side
To help increase the number of physicians practicing in rural Arizona, every summer a select group of physicians in...
Colorado Health Foundation repays doctors’ loans for rural service
Under a new program of the Colorado Health Foundation, doctors will get help paying off their medical-school student...
Share or Else
I am constantly telling my children that they need to share a favorite toy or neither will get to play with it. Turns...