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Medical Practice Research Study (2008)

By Karen Smith, MD | North Carolina

In 2008, the Foundation commissioned a report examining how proposed changes in healthcare policy might impact the demand for physicians and the ability of their practices to provide optimum patient care.  In particular, the report pointed to evidence of physician shortages developing across all specialties and regions of the United States, and implications for patient access to care.

Read the full report here.

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