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
What can the unmatched seniors tell us? After the mayhem and jubilation of celebrating a successful Match on March 15 at the Pritzker School of Medicine with our students, I went ... She is Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency
Newspapers touching on similar points about health care reform's impact on the primary care shortage cast vastly different headline on what ...
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
We feature rural medicine in this issue with a look at the federal government's Indian Health Service in New Mexico. ... Also in this issue, our conference coverage from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene details the state of malaria
Telemedicine proponents play it up as a way of alleviating unneeded ER visits, for the uninsured who can't get to a doctor, or for rural areas that don't otherwise
He showed graphs of trends and briefly touched on the specific issues of rural hospitals, which all 3 of the local hospitals are. ... places, learn more about medicine and increase her knowledge base and perspective by practicing hospital and primary
However, research has shown that the people most likely to take on the challenges of rural practice are those who grew up there. ... Stacey Butterfield looks at a few programs across the country that are trying to attract students to rural medicine right
More primary care visits and services don't necessarily lead to recommended care, better outcomes or fewer hospitalizations, according to a ...
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) completed its draft of an Interstate Medical Licensure Compact designed to speed the process ...