MD shortage may reignite US recruiting in Canada
- Commentary: Physician Retirement and Physician Shortages. Nusbaum, Neil J. // Journal of Community Health;Oct2009, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p353
Considerable recent discussion has taken place regarding the predicted future shortage of physicians, especially in primary care. Much of the attention has focused on the difficulty of recruiting new physicians into primary care practice. It is suggested that part of the solution may be...
- Physician Employment Status and Practice Patterns. Kikano, George E.; Goodwin, Meredith A.; Stange, Kurt C. // Journal of Family Practice;Jun1998, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p499
BACKGROUND. Many physicians today are employed by another physician, group, hospital, HMO, or other organization. However, the differences in the characteristics, practice patterns, and patient outcomes of self-employed and employed physicians are not well understood. METHODS. The practices of...
- You and midlevel providers--a good fit? Cejka, Sue // Medical Economics;02/08/99, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p159
Discusses the factors influencing the likelihood of younger primary-care physicians to employ midlevel providers. Benefits of using midlevel providers such as expanded practice due to the ability of midlevels in handling routine primary-care problems; Issues physicians face in hiring midlevels...
- Can the Summary Care Record ever deliver for primary care? Koczan, Phil; Swinyard, Peter // Pulse;2/3/2010, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p13
The article offers the author's views on whether the Summary Care Record can deliver primary care in Great Britain.
- The Cortlandt Letters. // Cortlandt Forum;12/20/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p60
Answers readers' questions on several issues concerning primary care medicine. Key issues of interest; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on medical care.
- What price the contract? Jenner, David // Pulse;7/1/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 26, p28
Reveals the cash boost that primary care in Great Britain needs if the contract is to be priced in a way acceptable to general practitioners. Expectation of funds for general practice; Amount needed to be directed to primary care.
- HOUSTON. Ross, Jon // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;5/5/95, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p48
Reports on the transformation of the health care system in Houston, Texas. Factors behind shift toward primary care; Restructuring of delivery system; Proposal for creation of a hospital system-based network; Possible impact of managed care on health care economy.
- A primary care perspective. Solomon, George // Age & Ageing;Aug2001 Supplement 2, Vol. 30, p43
Presents a perspective of primary care medicine in Great Britain. Aims of innovations in primary care in the country; Introduction of case management; Overview of the health institutions for the aged; Problems seen in primary care medicine.
- OPINION: Leader - How the LMCs will feel squeeze of
contract. // GP: General Practitioner;11/24/2003, p34
For a measure of the fundamental shift in the primary care universe caused by the new GMS contract, looks no further than the report on the future of LMCs by the School of Health and Related Research in Sheffield, England. Its conclusion that smaller LMCs will have to adapt-by raising levies,...