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Is physician compensation decreasing?

It appears that physicians are not immune the economic struggles present in the United States. Modern Physician’s 16th annual Physician Compensation Survey found that most physicians received smaller compensation increases this year with many of those pay hikes not keeping up with inflation. For more...

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Surgical efficiency increases, revenue falls with Hurricane Katrina

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Hurricane Katrina brought many changes to hospitals that remained open throughout the hurricane and during its aftermath. Among these were greater efficiency as more surgeries were performed with fewer staff, and declining revenue because of changes in payer mix and...
Oliver Fein, MD, invites physicians to learn more information about Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP)- an organization of which he is the President. Physicians for a National Health Program is a non-profit research and education organization of 17,000 physicians, medical students and...