Doctors of osteopathic medicine currently make up about 8.5 percent of licensed physicians, but that percentage will increase in the coming years.
by Jennifer Landis
Medicine is usually fairly straightforward — patients who are feeling ill seek out the advice of a primary-care doctor — but more and more patients are choosing to look for a naturopathic doctor instead of relying on traditiona…
Doctors who do not meet the technical criteria of capability often feel that excess paperwork, weak staff, and inefficient operations make it more difficult for them to provide optimal care.
A patient’s insurance dictates which hospitals they must use, which specialists they’re allowed to see, and so on, yet physicians are expected to contain costs.
You’ve heard of locum tenens, but you may be overlooking signs that it’s right for you. Here are a five to look out for.
In 2010, the Affordable Care Act created 57 teaching health centers nationwide to serve areas with large unmet medical needs, and to begin to alleviate the primary care doctor shortage.
Despite vast patient benefits, clinical trials have struggled to recruit their target number of participants, with many recent studies failing to reach 33 percent of their original recruitment goal.
Across the outcomes studied, results suggest that NP/PA care was largely comparable to PCP care in community health centers.
Many doctors are always a step away from burnout. But we all chose this profession anyway, because we want to make a difference.
Do physicians who are not white or male get graded worse by patients?