Canada's physician density remains stagnant
- Requirements for physicians in 2030: Why population aging matters less than you may think. Denton, Frank T.; Gafni, Amiram; Spencer, Byron G. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/10/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 12, p1545
Discusses the effects of population change on the future requirements of physicians. Significance of population aging on the health care system; Purpose of the age-utilization profiles; Example of an age-utilization profile.
- Please Don't Call Me 'Provider.' Taylor, Robert B. // American Family Physician;6/15/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p2340
Editorial. Discusses the confusion in the term primary care provider. Origin of the term primary physician; Disadvantage of calling physicians primary care providers.
- CORRECTIONS. // Cincinnati Magazine;Feb2016, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p16
A correction to the journal's "Top Doctors" list published in the January 2016 issue is presented.
- Acknowledging the validity of concern. Phipps, Gaeline // New Zealand Doctor;6/17/2009, p24
The article offers information on how to safely and effectively respond to patient complaints in New Zealand. It states that physicians should counter the assertions that New Zealand is a dangerous place due to the number of adverse incidents which included types that might not be preventable...
- Sex ratios in healthcare occupations: population based study. Grant, Valerie J; Robinson, Elizabeth; Muir, Paul // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/17/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7432, p141
Examines sex ratios in healthcare occupations based on population. Methods; Results; Comment.
- Too few doctors or too low wages? Labor supply of health care professionals in China. Qin, Xuezheng; Li, Lixing; Hsieh, Chee-Ruey // China Economic Review (1043951X);Mar2013, Vol. 24, p150
Abstract: This paper estimates the labor supply functions for health care professionals in China using Census-based data in 2005. The rapid economic growth and population aging in China led to a substantial increase in the demand for health care services and the derived demand for health care...
- Beneath the surface. Meyer, Charles // Minnesota Medicine;Oct2015, Vol. 98 Issue 10, p4
The author reflects on the challenges of physicians in treating their patients right regardless of gender, sexual orientation, and ethnicity. He explains how physicians fail certain groups of patients citing the increase of death rates from various conditions such as coronary artery disease,...
- Too Many Physicians in the Wrong Places and Specialties? Populations and Physicians From a Market Perspective. Hicks, Lanis L.; Glenn, John K. // Journal of Health Care Marketing;Dec89, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p18
As market forces play a greater role in physician specialty and location decisions, new techniques for illuminating relocation options are needed. The authors propose a model that can be used, among other ways, as a first gross screening mechanism in identifying market opportunities for physicians.
- Health Care Workforce Needs Hispanic Professionals. Cooper, Mary Ann // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education;6/17/2013 Special Edition, Vol. 23 Issue 18, p8
The article indicates that a result of having a burgeoning Hispanic population in the U.S. is the need for qualified Hispanic health care workers to address their medical needs. It discusses the "American Progress" report "Closing the Health Care Workforce Gap Reforming Federal Health Care...