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IOM Identifies GME Problems, Calls for Finance Changes

Downplaying the physician shortage, an IOM report's recommendations for improving the graduate medical education system include refocusing areas of clinical emphasis and changing how GME is financed.

1 comments on "IOM Identifies GME Problems, Calls for Finance Changes"
Mac Tannery (7/30/2014 at 10:09 AM)

Hospitals have used GME funding as a money pot for decades now. Hospitals always claim residents cost more to train but never give any proof of that claim. Medicare should refocus how it offers GME funding based on the primary care needs of an aging country, not hospital profits.