Category Archives: Physician Recruitment

Physician Recruitment and Employment Trends (Part 3)

by Carrie Abramson Healthcare reform continues to affect the United States, and in turn, directly impacts physician workplace settings including their compensation and quality of life. In the first and second editions of the PhysicianCareer.com Recruitment and Employment Trends, we … Continue reading

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Physician Recruitment and Employment Trends (Part 2)

by Andrew Estialbo; edited by Michelle Penoyar As healthcare reform continues to impact the United States, challenging times are certainly ahead for the physician recruitment marketplace. In the first edition of the PhysicianCareer.com Recruitment and Employment Trends, we discussed the … Continue reading

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Physician Recruitment and Employment Trends (Part 1)

In the wake of healthcare reform, continuous changes in healthcare delivery are affecting physician careers, lifestyle choices, compensation, and work settings. These changes are also impacting how healthcare facilities are recruiting new physicians. The following is a list of the … Continue reading

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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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On the Move: Physician Relocation and Recruitment Trends

Renewed emphasis on quality of life, financial stability and the constant changes in healthcare are motivating more physicians to relocate.  In a survey commissioned by the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), the reasons that influenced the physician respondents’ relocation efforts … Continue reading

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Social Media and Physician Recruitment: Finding Potential Employees Where They Are

by Michelle Kornahrens As the world of social media continues to reshape communication, the physician recruiting industry is also shifting its efforts toward utilizing social sites. The statistics for social media use are staggering as more users join different social … 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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A Quick Review of Recent Studies and Reports on Physician Shortage by Select Specialty

by the Center for Workforce Studies, Association of American Medical Colleges, August 2011 SPECIALTY   Allergy and Immunology (2006) The prevalence of asthma and allergy-related disorders continues to affect as many as 40 to 50 million people in the country, … Continue reading

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Hospitals Acquiring Private Practices: What it means to Physicians and Employers

More and more private practices or smaller facilities are throwing in the towel. With a tightly competitive marketplace, increased regulatory climate, uncertainties around healthcare reform and decreased reimbursements, many physicians in the country are acquiescing to become employees of hospital … Continue reading

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