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Saturday, June 17, 2006

Doctor shortage on the horizon as boomers age

"A looming doctor shortage threatens to create a national healthcare crisis by further limiting access to physicians, jeopardizing quality, and accelerating cost increases.

[...]Over the next 15 years, aging baby boomers will push urologists, geriatricians, and other physicians into overdrive. Their cloudy eyes alone, one study found, could boost the demand for cataract surgery by 47 percent."

"A Doctor Shortage Threatens to Set Off Healthcare Crisis"
Boston Globe

Comments on "Doctor shortage on the horizon as boomers age"


Anonymous Rhea said ... (8:40 AM) : 

I can always count on your site to scare the ---- out of me every couple of days.


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