Category Archives: Immigration

Advantages of Practicing in Rural Communities

Healthcare organizations across the country are facing physician shortages that will adversely affect the delivery of healthcare in rural communities. For instance, urban residents have 1.5 times more primary care physicians per 100,000 patients than residents in rural communities. The … Continue reading

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Career Management Updates: Physician Shortage, Doctor-friendly States, Work-Life Balance

There are a number of forces driving changes in the healthcare industry that have an impact on physician recruiting.  These include the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the upward trend in physicians’ work-life balance preferences, and … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform and The Health Workforce: Provisions Included In the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

by the Center for Workforce Studies, Association Of American Medical Colleges The recent upholding of the Affordable Care Act by the U.S. Supreme Court means more changes are coming. The healthcare reform bill seeks to expand access to healthcare coverage … Continue reading

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Physicians May be Limiting Themselves

Physicians who have not completed an ACGME accredited residency training program may be holding themselves back. Many foreign trained physicians have bypassed these residency programs, and instead have been completing multiple fellowship training programs. According to Pinnacle Health Group Vice … Continue reading

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How Candidate Parameters can Affect your Physician Search

How well do you implement your recruitment initiatives? There are a myriad of factors that can affect the success of your physician recruiting efforts. How can your candidate parameters make or break your physician search? As the healthcare industry goes … Continue reading

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