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Doctors adapting and trying to survive

Whether you live in a big city or a rural community, small practices are dissolving as fast as Alka Selzer. ... The world of medicine has changed. Health care reform is rewarding integrated care and this will be good for patients and quality.
January 2020

Primary care works in cooperative, close-knit North Dakota

Marlene Miller is a program director of the Center for Rural Health, which facilitates network-building among small rural hospitals. ... Wakefield. With a limited and small patient population and fixed overhead, the rural hospitals are very interested in
November 2008

QD: News Every Day--Doctors still wary of accepting Medicaid patients

In the survey, among 3,109 U.S. members (no students or associates) practicing entirely or primarily outpatient medicine who responded, 34.1% were no longer accepting Medicaid patients.
January 2020

Rural hospitals fewer and farther between

But rural hospitals fill a vital niche, because they are usually more than 35 miles or more from the nearest health care facility. ... Smaller and rural hospitals just don't fit in this brave new world.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--'No simple relationship' between primary care access, better health

More primary care visits and services don't necessarily lead to recommended care, better outcomes or fewer hospitalizations, according to a ...
January 2020

Targeting rural health scholars keeps doctors in Kansas

Dr. Sinclair is the type of doctor that the Scholars in Rural Health program, University of Kansas School of Medicine–Wichita and the state have worked hard to recruit, nurture, train ... The university and the state are building a strong track record
September 2010

QD: News Every Day--Interstate physician licensing compact tries to streamline process, boost telemedicine

The goal of the Compact is to ensure that qualified physicians are able to practice medicine in a safe and accountable manner and that the strongest health care consumer protections are ... Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) or the Comprehensive
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Primary care shortage worsening across the country

Rural areas of California are seeing a graying of their physician population, with 30% older than 60, and younger doctors aren't taking their place. ... And despite dedicated rural recruitment programs, or in some cases just a dedicated resident trying
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Vermont doctors spurning gifts they'd have to report

McKnight's Long-Term Care News & Assisted Living). Rural physician shortage. Texas Tech is starting the first program in the country to graduate family physicians after three years of medical school ... and three years of residency to fill gaps in the
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Board finishes draft of interstate licensure compact

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) completed its draft of an Interstate Medical Licensure Compact designed to speed the process ...
January 2020

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