Is Free Medical School the Answer to the Country’s Doctor Shortage?
On the surface, the growing physician shortage in the United States can seem counterintuitive, because medical careers are among the highest paying in the country, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Throw in the job growth that comes with a doctor shortage, particularly in primary care, and the decision to pursue a medical career might seem like a no-brainer for any would-be physician.
The Top Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2019
The constant in healthcare for 2019 is change. While the paradigm shift from volume to value is still sorting itself out with federal regulators, other trends will take center stage in 2019. From technology innovation, increasing costs, and skilled labor shortages, to population health, 2019 is predicted to be transformational for healthcare leaders and the patients they serve.