Physician search firm finds higher demand for primary care

July 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2009, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p79
Trade Publication
The article reports that Merritt Hawkins & Associates discovered higher demand for primary care physicians in the U.S.


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