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Top 13 Medical Specialties for 2019 and Beyond

  We’re coming to the end of what has been a historic year in health care. Not only did the industry create the most jobs in America, it also provided the best ones, dominating the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 list of “The 100

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3 Biggest Challenges Physicians Face

  Physicians play a huge role in healthcare, but many are feeling disempowered in their work. Between balancing patient satisfaction, insurance claims and the increasing bureaucracy of medical facilities, physicians feel like they’re floundering amid the forces at large. For this reason, recent years have

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Are Nurse Practitioners the Next Leaders in Primary Care?

    Though the nurse practitioner profession is relatively new, it’s made a profound impact on healthcare. Primary care was never the same after Loretta Ford and Henry Silver developed the first nurse practitioner program in 1965 to alleviate the severe shortage of primary care

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