Interim Physicians Blog

America’s heartland is starved for doctors, and (believe it or not ) there’s rarely a dull moment

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Aug 9, 2018 2:27:57 PM

Supply and demand – it's basic economics. But what happens when demand outweighs supply? And what happens when the demand is for doctors to care for people?

That’s what’s happening right here in America, as the demand for physicians continues to outweigh the supply. What we have now is a physician shortage that limits access to medical care – and sadly, rural communities have been hit especially hard.

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Topics: physician shortage, rural medicine, family practice, emergency room

Facing the Dilemma of Too Few Psychiatrists

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jul 6, 2017 10:02:47 AM

It's been called the "silent shortage."  There are simply far too few psychiatrists and way too many Americans suffering from mental health issues.  Drug and alcohol addiction, domestic violence, and suicidal adolescents are only the tip of the iceberg.  Lack of timely and appropriate access to psychiatrists leaves others to struggle with life-draining episodes of depression and anxiety.

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Topics: American Medical Association, physician shortage, Dr. Ken's Corner, mental health, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, telepsychiatry

Why Should You Make Ohio Your Next Locum Tenens Destination?

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jul 22, 2016 12:00:36 PM

Nestled in the heart of the Great Lakes Region, Ohio has it all. From its vibrant cities and breathtaking outdoors, to its several nationally-ranked medical schools and facilities, this locum tenens destination is quickly becoming the place to be for practicing physicians.

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Topics: locum tenens, locum tenens destination, Ohio, Our Blog, primary care, State Medical Board of Ohio, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, interim physicians, physician shortage, travel medicine, travel physician

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