Community and Rural: Docs Wanted

February 2009
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p30
The article discusses the results of the HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey 2009 in the U.S. The survey found that 47 percent of chief executive officers (CEOs) at rural healthcare organization say the physician shortage is having a strongly negative impact on their operations, compared with 25.3 percent of CEOs in nonrural areas. According to Alan Morgan, CEO of the National Rural Health Association, rural hospitals' physician recruiting problem is built into the system.


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