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Teaching Hospitals: Preparing Tomorrow's Physicians Today

Description
Provides an overview of the value teaching hospitals bring in rural and urban areas, serving as training centers to prepare physicians in clinical settings, provide specialty training and specialty services, engage in research and innovation, and prepare healthcare professionals to adapt to changes in the healthcare environment. Discusses the federal (Medicare and Medicaid) financial support mechanisms teaching hospitals receive and the impact this support has on the increased cost of clinical training of new physicians.
Date
06/2015
Type
Document
Organization
American Hospital Association
Tagged as
Funding · Graduate medical education · Health workforce supply and demand · Hospitals · Medicaid · Medicare · Physicians · Statistics and data