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In the face of industry consolidation and employment, small practices are joining forces to control their own destinies and remain competitive.
There's so much more to rural medicine than making house calls across the picturesque countryside.
By emphasizing the family physician's role as a caregiver for patients in underserved areas, we can strengthen our specialty.
The author outlines a goal-setting process he has used throughout his career to help him achieve personal and professional satisfaction.
Access to maternity care is a public health concern in many rural areas. Sharing care among physicians and other health care providers is one solution.
This article will describe which rural services qualify for the 10-percent bonus discount from Medicare and how physicians can access the bonus (since it's not automatic). The article also will include a list of the regional rural office contacts and underserved regions.
This community-supported practice meets the needs of both the community and the physicians serving it.
These family physicians have found a way to gain the leverage needed to manage managed care.
The author describes a how practices in underserved areas can use a little known section of the tax code to get the student loans of new recruits forgiven.