News @ a glance
- Demand Management: Implementing Your Own Programs. Goldberg, Steven E. // Family Practice Management;Sep1998, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p49
Suggest ways to implement demand management programs in a family physician practice to encourage appropriate use of medical care. Details on the concept of demand management; Origin of the demand management concept; Factors attributed to health care providers, purchasers and payers interest in...
- A healthy dilemma. Ragg, Mark // Bulletin with Newsweek;11/11/97, Vol. 116 Issue 6097, p32
Reports that Australians are seeing general practitioners (GP) and specialists less frequently and having fewer x-rays in the 1996-97 financial year. Statistics from the Health Insurance Commission (HIC); Question over the cause; Ron Tomlins of the Royal College of General Practitioners saying...
- Worth noting. Milne, Sue // Bulletin with Newsweek;10/28/97, Vol. 116 Issue 6095, p17
Presents information on Australians' usage of health services. Statistics on visits to general practitioners; Australian rate at twice that of the British.
- Downsizing the physician workforce. McClendon, B. Jerald; Politzer, Robert M. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun97, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p231
Estimates the need for downsizing the physician workforce in a changing health care environment. Methodology used; Results of the study; Conclusions.
- New wave of APMS tenders. // Pulse;1/27/2010, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p9
The article reports on the plan of National Health Service (NHS) South West Essex in England to farm out 10 general practitioner (GP) practices under the alternative provider medical service (APMS) tenders.
- Calgary, Canada. Weir, Nicolas U. // Practical Neurology;Apr2008, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p128
The author reflects on his experience practicing neurology and living in Calgary, Canada. He states that Calgary, unlike his country Great Britain, has long been underlining the importance of thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke and rapid secondary prevention for high-risk transient ischaemic...
- Why Hospitalist Care Is a Rising Specialty. Stephens, J. Court // BusinessWest;11/9/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p12
In this article the author discusses the aspect of hospitalist care. He says that a hospitalist is a physician who is a board certified in internal medicine and provides patient as the primary physician contact while staying at a hospital. He notes that the responsibility of hospitalists are...
- State sees rise in doctors, shortage of nurses. Bassett, Elizabeth // Fort Worth Business Press;7/9/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p1
The article reports on the shortage of nurses and increase in the number of doctors in Texas. It says that the rise in the number of doctors is partially because of the approval of Proposition 12 in 2003 which placed a $250,000 limit on the monetary award litigants could win for pain and...
- Projecting Thailand physician supplies between 2012 and 2030: application of cohort approaches. Suphanchaimat, Rapeepong; Wisaijohn, Thunthita; Thammathacharee, Noppakun; Tangcharoensathien, Viroj // Human Resources for Health;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
Background: This study forecasts physician supply between 2012 and 2030 using cohort analysis, based on future production capacity and losses from the profession, and assesses if, and by when, the projected numbers of physicians would meet the targets of one doctor per 1,500 population, as...