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Resources by Topic: Physicians

The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections From 2019 to 2034
Projects future supply of active physicians by examining trends in key determinants and the sensitivity of supply projections to changes in determinants. Features statistics including projected demand for primary care or non-primary care specialties by urban or rural location, with breakdowns by 6 levels of population density.
Author(s): Tim Dall, Ryan Reynolds, Ritashree Chakrabarti, et al.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
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State Strategies for Engaging and Leveraging Primary Care Providers as COVID-19 Vaccinators
Summarizes the results of interviews with a sample of state-level stakeholders and findings from research identifying strategies for state officials to engage and support primary care providers and pediatricians as COVID-19 vaccinators. Provides examples of state strategies and discusses future considerations for governors and state officials.
Author(s): Kirk Williamson, Katie Greene, Michelle LeBlanc, Brittney Roy, Hemi Tewarson
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, National Governors Association
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DRCHSD COVID-19 Financial Recovery Series
Recordings of a five-part Delta Region Community Health Systems Development (DRCHSD) hospital and clinic webinar series. Presents best practices, opportunities, and strategies for hospital and clinic operations related to COVID-19. Discusses COVID-19 funding management, operational considerations, revenue cycle strategies, and strategic planning.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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CMS Open Door Forum Podcast and Transcripts
Provides audio recordings and transcripts of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Door Forum calls since October 2016, including the Rural Health Open Door Forums and COVID-19 stakeholder calls.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) Resource Center for Physicians
Tools and resources to help physicians respond to COVID-19, including information on vaccination, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Medical Association
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Evaluation of the 2020 Pediatric Emergency Physician Workforce in the US
Results of a study of 2,403 self-identified pediatric emergency physicians (EPs), examining their characteristics and their practice locations. Features a county-level map showing pediatric EP density per 100,000 population, and statistics with breakdowns by age, sex, U.S. census division, training specialty area, board certification, and urban, large rural, or small rural location.
Author(s): Christopher L. Bennett, Janice A. Espinola, Ashley F. Sullivan, et al.
Citation: JAMA Network Open, 4(5)
Date: 05/2021
Type: Document
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Comparison of Maternity Care Training in Family Medicine Residencies 2013 and 2019: A CERA Program Directors Study
Results of a study to examine the effects of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's 2014 update requiring obstetrical experience during family medicine residency training to be changed from a volume-based to a competency-based requirement of 200 hours. Features statistics with breakdowns by 6 levels of community size, ranging from less than 30,000 to more than one million.
Author(s): Julia Fashner, Christina Cavanagh, Aimee Eden
Citation: Family Medicine, 53(5), 331-337
Date: 05/2021
Type: Document
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AMA Telehealth Quick Guide
Presents information to aide physicians and practices implementing telemedicine amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes an overview of telemedicine policies and payment guidelines. Outlines key considerations regarding vendor selection, workflow, and patient care.
Date: 05/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Medical Association
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Respond to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Clinical management, patient education, and preparedness resources to help family physicians respond to COVID-19. Includes information on vaccination, payment, and telehealth.
Date: 05/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Academy of Family Physicians
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The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Economics of United States Emergency Care
Examines how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the economics of emergency departments (ED) from January through September 2020. Discusses the impact of the pandemic on ED visit volumes and complexity, clinical revenues and expenses, and clinician hours and compensation. Includes data for large, medium, small, and freestanding EDs.
Author(s): Jesse M. Pines, Mark S. Zocchi, Bernard S. Black, et al.
Citation: Annals of Emergency Medicine
Date: 04/2021
Type: Document
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