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As popularity continues to grow, there will undoubtedly be an enormous surge in the utilization of virtual healthcare
What are the new challenges and implications we can expect, if President Trump's health care reform bill passes and how will this affect the healthcare market?
There is a brewing conflict in medicine concerning limitations on doctors who may be too old to effectively practice medicine.
Telemedicine in conjunction with locum tenens may be the solution to the physician shortage crisis as well as the lack of healthcare in rural areas.
In more recent years, as the physician shortage has worsened, a reliance on locum tenens coverage has quickly become a common practice throughout the industry.
By 2020, the shortage of anesthesiologists is expected to grow to 12,500, almost 4 times higher than the estimated shortage in 2011. A brewing crisis...
On April 6. 2017, the first seven states—Idaho, Wyoming, Kansas, Iowa, Wisconsin, Alabama and West Virginia—of the IMLC began processing applications for expedited licensure.
Staffing demands continue to grow for hospitalists. With an 18.78 percent growth in compensation since 2011, it is one of the highest increases in pay of all specialties. It is a wonderful time to be a hospitalist...
Some governing entities like the state of California are considering a single payer system to rein in costs and grant coverage to all state residents.
The latest travel ban doesn’t oust these medical professionals from the country, but it does produce a chilling effect on immigration involving prospective doctors and medical students.
For years, the Republican party has promised to abolish the Affordable Care Act, and with the election of Donald Trump to the Presidency, the moment appeared to have arrived.
The Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that there will be a shortage of 14,900 to 35,600 primary care physicians and 37,400 to 60,300 specialty physicians by 2025.
Of the three economic classes in America, the middle class is having the most difficult time paying for health care.
ACA, more popularly known as Obamacare, was intended to improve quality of care, expand access and curtail rampant cost increases, but few people feel it has achieved these goals.
Businesses are vigorously searching for solutions to keep health care costs in check
In only its second year, the Comprehensive Primary Care initiative had virtually achieved almost all of its goals...
It may be surprising to learn that almost 42.5 percent of all data breaches occur in the health care industry
A side-by-side comparison of a population-based payment model (capitation) versus a bundled payment system and the best strategy for eliminating the billions of wasted health care dollars
Robust growth in the industry as a whole has also bolstered the staffing segment...
Is the current U.S. healthcare policy posing a life-threatening risk to patients in need of lifesaving drugs?