American has a real problem with its health care system. And in a time of true health reform, the biggest problem isn’t being addressed: we don’t have enough doctors.
Mitchell Best, COO and vice president of business development at Physician Wellness Services speaks with Benefits Selling about the shortage of medical doctors in the U.S. and the impact of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act will have when it takes effect in 2014.
An organizational culture study surveying physicians, and a companion study of hospital administrators, found a disconnect between doctors and administrators on issues of cultural fit and organizational performance.
Doctors, the survey by Physician Wellness Services and Cejka Search found, place a great deal of importance on cultural fit but hospital administrators underestimate the importance doctors place on it.
Employee Benefit Advisorfeatures Dr. Mary Kaye Sawyer-Morse, director of health management at UMR, in the October 2012 issue. Sawyer-Morse discusses tobacco cessation and the wellness programs employers can implement in the workplace.