How Many Doctors Do We Need?: A Policy for the United States in the 1990's Based on the Tenth Private Sector Conference, 1985

How Many Doctors Do We Need?: A Policy for the United States in the 1990's Based on the Tenth Private Sector Conference, 1985

by Duncan Yaggy
     
 


This volume addresses the public and private policies affecting physician supply in the United States, focusing on the physician surplus, market forces, and geographic distribution of physicians, life-style choices and evolving practice patterns, market influences of foreign medical graduates, the university's role in establishing priorities for medical education,… See more details below

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This volume addresses the public and private policies affecting physician supply in the United States, focusing on the physician surplus, market forces, and geographic distribution of physicians, life-style choices and evolving practice patterns, market influences of foreign medical graduates, the university's role in establishing priorities for medical education, and other pertinent topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822305774
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
02/20/1986
Series:
Duke Press Policy Studies Series
Pages:
163
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1300L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contents

Figures and Tables,
Foreword,
Participants,
1,
Overview of Public and Private Policies Affecting Physician Supply in the United States,
Legislative Perspective,
Historical Perspective,
GMENAC Revisited,
The Physician Surplus: Another View,
Market Forces and Geographic Distribution of Physicians,
Correcting "Surpluses" and "Shortages" in Medical Specialties,
Life-style Choices and Evolving Practice Patterns,
Market Influences of FMGS,
Methodological Problems in Assessing Physician Demand, Need, and Supply: Policy,
Implications,
Discussion,
2,
The University's Role in Establishing Priorities for Medical Education: A Societal Perspective,
Managing Quality and Quantity in Residency Training Programs,
The Impact of State Licensing Boards on the Distribution and Quality of Physicians,
The Experience in Great Britain,
Discussion,
3,
Public and Private Options for Assessing and Managing Physician Manpower Supply Comments,
I. From the AAMC,
II. From the AMA,
III. From a Private Medical School,
IV. From a Public Medical School,
V. Third-Party Payment: Industry,
VI. Law,
VII. State Government,
Discussion,
4,
Summary,
I,
II,
III,
Index,

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