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68% of Physicians Unsatisfied with Affordable Care Act

The mean average grade the Affordable Care Act received by nearly 2,700 physicians in a recent survey was a "D."

What Happens When a Doctor Is Paged

You've been paged at home. You respond immediately but are placed on hold. Indefinitely. Has this happened to you?

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Should We Expand Surgical Residency Training Programs?

Who is going to let the residents operate? Who will give didactic lectures? Who will write the research papers that are required by the RRC to prove that the faculty engages in scholarly activity?

New Missouri Law: Practicing Without Residency Training

In Missouri, med school grads can now practice without residency training. Did some legislator's daughter graduate from an offshore school and fail to find a residency?

Do More Hospital Resources Equal Better Care?

It would appear that this is true for surgical patients.

A study from England found that mortality rates for patients admitted with high-risk general surgery diagnoses were significantly lower in National Health Service Trust hospitals that used more CT scans and ultrasounds and had more ICU beds.…

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