The Doctor Is Out: Physician shortage could take a turn for the worse

October 22, 2012   // 0 Comments

(USA TODAY and 24/7 Wall Street) The U.S. is currently facing a severe shortage of doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that by 2020, the shortage will amount to more than 90,000 doctors, including 45,000 patient care physicians. Why such a shortfall?    The baby boom generation is getting older and will require more medical care in the coming years. The newly enact...

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