- Workforce reports rise like Phoenix. Topham-Kindley, Liane // New Zealand Doctor;6/14/2006, p4
Deals with the report of the Health Workforce Advisory Committee (HWAC) concerning the future of the medical workforce of New Zealand. Claim of the report that the country is not training the right sort of doctors; Shortage of medical practitioners in the country; Suggestions of HWAC.
- Short stay for overseas docs. // New Zealand Doctor;7/15/2009, p9
The article reports on the results of the "New Zealand Medical Workforce in 2008" survey conducted by Medical Council. According to the survey, only fifty percent of international medical graduates stay in the country, majority of them were from Asia, South Africa and Europe. On the other hand,...
- We will rock you -- well maybe soon. Yeats, Jodi // New Zealand Doctor;1/30/2008, p18
The article discusses workforce issues in New Zealand in 2007. According to reports in 2006 from the Health Workforce Advisory Committee Medical Reference Group and the Doctors in Training Workforce Roundtable, there will be shortages of medical personnel over the next 10 to 15 years....
- Scotland will be short of 500 GPs. // Pulse;11/1/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 43, p4
Reports on a warning by the Scottish Parliament health committee inquiry on the rapid deterioration in GP numbers over the next eight years starting this year 2004.
- Patient perceptions of physician empathy, satisfaction with physician, interpersonal trust, and compliance. Hojat, Mohammadreza; Louis, Daniel Z.; Maxwell, Kaye; Markham, Fred; Wender, Richard; Gonnella, Joseph S. // International Journal of Medical Education;2010, Vol. 1, p83
Objectives: This study was designed to investigate psychometric properties of the Jefferson Scale of Patient Perceptions of Physician Empathy (JSPPPE), and to examine correlations between its scores and measures of overall satisfaction with physicians, personal trust, and indicators of patient...
- Trends in Medical Employment: Persistent Imbalances in Urban Mexico. Frenk, Julio; Knaul, Felicia M.; Vázquez-Segovia, Luis A.; Nigenda, Gustavo // American Journal of Public Health;Jul99, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p1054
Objectives. This study examined the extreme medical unemployment and underemployment in the urban areas of Mexico. The conceptual and methodological approach may be relevant to many countries that have experienced substantial increases in the supply of physicians during the last decades....
- Survey shows where states rank in various health care staffing categories. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2006, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p65
The article presents the findings of a study on the number of health care personnel across the U.S. New Hampshire has the most registered nurses (RN) per capita in the U.S., with 1,283 RN per 100,000 population. Massachusetts, Maryland, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York lead in the...
- Hitting the Visa Limit. Greene, Jan // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2004, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p16
Discusses the difficulty of importing foreign physicians and medical professionals as changes to the U.S. visa rules take place in January 2004. Number of H-1B visas allowed for fiscal 2004; Breakdown of visas approved in 2002; Problems with the J-1 waiver and H-1C visa.
- The Need For Real Evidence In Physician Workforce Decision Making. Salsberg, Edward // Health Affairs;Jan-Jun2005 Supplement Web Exclusiv, Vol. 24, p115
The analysis by Barbara Starfield and colleagues has serious methodological and conceptual shortcomings. Despite the reference to "evidence" in the title, there is little evidence to guide the health care community or policymakers. The paper faults specialists for most of the ailments of U.S....