Sunday, August 3, 2014

Workforce in Medicine

The Affordable Care Act is expected to  influence Graduate Medical Education funding in many ways that are unexpected.

Our sister publication, Digital Health Space has covered relevant information about the influence of GME upon provider accessibility, which remains a major concern regarding the success of the Affordable Care Act. More  here and here

Federal Graduate Medical Education  funding has largely been appropriated to big eastern institutions in Boston, New  York, and the Eastern United States. Expected changes will include a more equitable distribution of federal GME funding, as well as prioritizing the primary care physician workforce.
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