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Are We About To Face A Severe Doctor Shortage?

By John C. Goodman, National Center For Policy Analysis, December 11, 2013 “No, there won’t be a doctor shortage,” wrote Zeke Emanuel and Scott Gottlieb in The New York Times the other day. ObamaCare will weather that challenge just fine. How? Nurses and other paramedic personnel can substitute for physicians and new technology is making […]

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Why is it so hard to find a doctor in Massachusetts?

Half of primary care physicians in our state are not accepting new patients. A prescription for the problem. By Michael Fitzgerald, The Boston Globe Magazine, October 2013 KATHRYN QUIRK THOUGHT it would be easy to find a new doctor when she moved from Boston to Newton in 2009, just like it was when she arrived […]

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