February 15th 2024
It seems like the U.S. government has officially given up on the idea of physician-led primary care.
February 14th 2024
Representatives consider reauthorization of ‘Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act.’
Primary-care doctor shortage puts New Jersey residents at risk, report warns
January 23rd 2024
Survey shows that on average, physicians in private practice made more money than those working for hospitals
January 15th 2024
The costs and burden of Maintenance of Certification drives physicians out of medicine
9 things you didn’t know about health care workers
Study provides insights into the trends shaping the health care workforce - how many apply to you?
9 physician salary trends that may surprise you
Software Advice’s 2023 Physician Compensation Survey examined the prevailing trends in physician salaries, and what it reveals about private practice employment is surprising.
Top 10 benefits hospitals are offering to keep employees
The annual hospital employee benefits survey from Aon shows that hospitals are bolstering pay and benefits to combat turnover. Data shows that 62% of hospitals reported increased turnover among nurses, 41% experienced higher departures among non-physician clinical positions and 22% said that physicians are leaving more often than the prior 12 months. Hospitals reported that turnover happens most often among medical professionals with tenures of one to three years.
According to the report, here’s what hospitals are doing to try to retain medical professionals:
ABMS certification trends
The American Board of Medical Specialties released its 2022–2023 ABMS Board Certification Report overviewing trends in certification and specialties.
Here are the key findings:
Thinking of starting a family? Don’t become a doctor
Doctors, medical students encounter many hurdles to family-building, study finds
The independent medical practice is not dead
AIMPA intends to become a new voice for physicians in independent practice.
Concierge medicine set to soar in 2024
2024 will be a year of unending change — and a time of exponential growth for concierge medicine, inspired by doctors seizing the opportunity to forge deeper connections and align their priorities in a post-pandemic world.
Health care sector added 55,000 jobs a month in 2022
President, GOP clash over meanings of economic indicators.
Financial implications for physicians when choosing a career path
Young doctors’ early decisions can have profound effects on professional development and retirement. Here are some questions to consider.
Fixing a broken heart; dry powder vaccines; Surgical Barbie – Morning Medical Update
The top news stories in primary care today.
Health care a job leader for November
Federal figures show growth across some industries and declines in others.
Hospital operating margins challenged even as outpatient demand increases
Outpatient revenue sees double-digit growth
Survey: Physicians concerned about the non-physician ownership impact on patient care quality
Study highlights challenges faced by employed physicians in corporate-owned settings
The Physician Crisis
Mounting pressures have plunged physicians into a crisis, underscoring the need for comprehensive reform.
My pathway to concierge medicine
Do it for the right reasons and the rewards will follow naturally
Check out Winter 2023 Practice Academy, Now On-Demand
Watch four educational sessions on personal finance, revenue cycle management, investing and more.
New scholarship donation will benefit medical students in rural health care
University of Kentucky announces financial aid for Rural Physician Leadership Program.
No quick and easy answers for health care workforce shortages
Experts weigh in on current factors affecting the job market.
‘Independent medical practices are not dead’
AIMPA intends to become a new voice for independent physicians across all specialties, including primary care.
An Effective Methodology to Boost the Socio-Economic Diversity of U.S. Med Students and Future Doctors
The lack of socio-economic diversity among medical students is causing a growing health care and fiscal problem in the United States.
When doctors don’t talk to each other
How to improve communication between primary and specialty care.
Health care employment rises in October, but so does overall jobless rate
Physicians’ offices and hospitals both are part of gains for the month.
Top 5 ways organizations can retain great physicians
Hospitals and health care organizations don’t do enough to keep physicians. A new book discusses how to change that.
U.S. primary care crisis worsens
Experts call for reforms and policy changes
Which health care professionals are leaving their jobs?
The categories of health care workers experiencing the biggest losses.
Nurses call for changes to address burnout, safety, staffing shortages
As more physicians turn to employment by hospitals and health systems, they experience a work environment that nurses have endured for years.
Physician shortage to take center stage in Washington, D.C.
AMA president to make presentation at National Press Club next week.
Attract and keep exceptional talent with retention and recruiting strategies for today’s labor market
A revolving door of staff or an understaffed office can undo the good work of your practice. Here’s how to find and keep talent.
Primary care left gutted by COVID-19 pandemic
Health care is busy and getting busier, but there are possible solutions that could help physicians and other clinicians, according to a new report.
Federal grant to train more primary care physicians for rural areas
Kentucky medical school scores $16 million to enhance, develop programs.
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