Physician Supply Considerations: The Emerging Shortage of Medical Specialists

July 25, 2018

When considering physician supply in the United States, analysts and academics are near unanimous in their projection of current and growing doctor shortages in the area of primary care. What is less commonly conceded is that shortages of medical specialists also are challenging the ability of the U.S. healthcare system to provide patients with timely, appropriate care. Factors driving the demand for medical specialists and the available supply are examined in this white paper.  

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