Concierge Medicine Trending Up
December 11, 2012 Tags: None
There are 4,400 concierge doctors in the U.S., 30 percent more than there were last year, according to the American Academy of Private Physicians, their professional association. “This is all doctors want to talk about,” says Jeff Goldsmith, a health-care industry analyst and trend spotter.
New ACA Patients to Experience Shortage First Hand
December 04, 2012 Tags: None
Newly insured patients may have trouble finding primary care physicians now assured by the re-election of President Obama – is expected to result in up to 50 million currently uninsured Americans acquiring some type of health insurance coverage.
Med School Enrollment Increases--Demand Remains
November 13, 2012 Tags: None
Physician shortages are projected to reach 90,000 by 2020, according to the AAMC Center for Workforce Studies.
There are about 115,000 physicians in residency programs nationwide, according to an Aug. 16 Health Affairs report. More than 95% of U.S.