Blog | Monday, March 29, 2010

QD: News Every Day--Who will care for the newly insured?


With the prospect of 32 million new patients clamoring for care comes sorting out who will see them all. New med school are opening and students say they relish the prospect of entering a market that will demand their services. ACP Member Manoj Jain, MD, offers a more tempered view of how the fallout might affect primary care. (AP, American Medical News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Memphis Commercial Appeal)

Sunset on Hanalei Bay by Alaska Dude via FlickrEven Hawaii has a shortage, especially in primary care, but also cardiology and orthopedic surgery. It's hard to believe recruiters couldn't sell Hawaii as a destination. (Honolulu Advertiser)