Physicians

Do Physicians Have a Duty to Respond to Airplane Medical Emergencies?

Do Physicians Have a Duty to Respond to Airplane Medical Emergencies?

It's estimated that the incidence of in-flight medical emergencies that involve communication with experts on the ground is about 1 to 600 flights. Do doctors on-board have an obligation to respond?

Number of Physicians Since 2010 Census Rising

Number of Physicians Since 2010 Census Rising

Census reports have demonstrated an increase in the number of physicians and in the actively licensed US physicians-to-population ratio.

Average Physician Salary Increase of 2.6% in 2016

Average Physician Salary Increase of 2.6% in 2016

Approximately 77% of physician specialties experienced increases in compensation in 2016, with an overall weighted average increase of 2.9%.

Female Doctors Are Associated With Higher Rates of Physician Mobility

Female Doctors Are Associated With Higher Rates of Physician Mobility

The study found that physician mobility factors include smaller population size and lower primary care physician supply.

#WhatADoctorLooksLike - Addressing Discrimination of Gender and Race in the Medical Community

#WhatADoctorLooksLike - Addressing Discrimination of Gender and Race in the Medical Community

"The first step is to identify our own implicit biases. Although this can be uncomfortable, it is the first step in recognizing our own ideas of what a doctor looks like."

Iowa Physicians Protected by New Bill With Tort Reforms

Iowa Physicians Protected by New Bill With Tort Reforms

Reforms include limiting noneconomic damages for intangibles and stronger expert witness standards.

Serious Physician Shortage Is Anticipated in the Absence of Broad Intervention Measures

Serious Physician Shortage Is Anticipated in the Absence of Broad Intervention Measures

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Acute physician shortages are expected, irrespective of the type of provider setting or geographic location.

Physicians for Universal Health Care?

Physicians for Universal Health Care?

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Despite our love for a fee-for-service health-care system, health care in the US costs individuals and the government more than in any other industrialized nation — while providing less.

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