Arizona desperately needs to bring some doctors into the house

Hamer, Glenn
March 2008
Inside Tucson Business;3/10/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 40, p20
The article presents the author's comments on shortage of physicians in Arizona. According to the author, there is an increasing complaint among hospitals about the diminishing number of physicians willing to serve in emergency rooms. He opines that meeting emergency medical needs of the state is an issue of critical importance not only to Arizona's economic health, but its physical health.


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