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Sleep over Safety?

Dr. Atul Grover, the Chief Public Policy Officer of the AAMC, alerted me to the fact that Public Citizen and the American Medical Student Association were up in arms over the current study deliberating between the 2003 and 2011 ACGME duty hour [...]

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Docs Earn More with ACA, if State Participates

The Affordable Care Act is paying doctors more through Medicaid expansion. Payments to physicians for hospital stays increased by $3.38 (4.2%) per day. About half of the higher payments were due to better payer mix. This means that uninsured [...]

November 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

[Infographic] PA Myth Busters

Happy PA Week! Don’t know what a physician assistant does? Explore these common myths in the infographic from the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Source: [...]

October 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nurse Practitioners are not Doctors, They’re Better

In an era of physician shortages and insurance expansion, the American health system is struggling to keep pace with increasing demand from patients. Although the last decade has produced some growth in the number of American medical schools, [...]

October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

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