doctors http://wrvo.org en New medical society president says physicians need more say in health care system http://wrvo.org/post/new-medical-society-president-says-physicians-need-more-say-health-care-system <p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:03:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 49247 at http://wrvo.org New medical society president says physicians need more say in health care system Affordable Care Act sign up deadline is today http://wrvo.org/post/affordable-care-act-sign-deadline-today <p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:28:37 +0000 Ellen Abbott 48968 at http://wrvo.org Affordable Care Act sign up deadline is today Why is the U.S. facing a physician shortage? http://wrvo.org/post/why-us-facing-physician-shortage <p>As current physicians get older, a recent trend shows that there aren’t enough potential physicians to replace them. Some projections say that by the end of the decade, there will be a shortfall of 90,000 doctors, causing what many are calling a doctor shortage. What happens when there aren’t enough around?</p><p>This week on Take Care, <a href="https://www.aamc.org/about/leadership/273102/about­dr­grover.html">Dr. Atul Grover</a> discusses the causes of the nation’s doctor shortage. Dr. Grover is chief public policy officer of <a href="http://www.aamc.org">the Association of American Medical Colleges</a>. Trained as a general internist, Dr. Grover now holds faculty appointments at the George Washington University School of Medicine, and the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Grover.</strong></p><p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 48806 at http://wrvo.org Why is the U.S. facing a physician shortage? Experts say a doctor shortage is on the way http://wrvo.org/post/experts-say-doctor-shortage-way <p></p><p><em>Many experts believe the United States is facing a doctor shortage in the not-too-distant future. Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO's health and wellness show </em><a href="http://wrvo.org/programs/take-care-wrvo-1-npr-news">“Take Care,”</a><em> recently spoke with Dr. Atul Grover, the chief public policy officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges about why there may not be enough physicians and what could be done about it.</em></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 10:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 48805 at http://wrvo.org Local doctors react to the Affordable Care Act decision http://wrvo.org/post/local-doctors-react-affordable-care-act-decision <p>Doctors in central New York are reacting to the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. They are generally pleased with the decision -- although there are some concerns.</p><p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:20:49 +0000 Ellen Abbott 21734 at http://wrvo.org Local doctors react to the Affordable Care Act decision