Navigation Links
Allowing part-time surgeons may help address workforce shortage
Date:9/12/2011

y, part-time male physicians over 50 worked an average of 16.6 hours per week, and part-time female physicians worked an average of 21.3 hours per week.

The authors of this study used a 2005 workforce baseline of 99,000 surgeons in general surgery and the sub-specialties of obstetrics and gynecology, thoracic surgery, otolaryngology, orthopaedic surgery, urology, and neurosurgery. Study authors assumed 3,635 Board Certificates are earned per year and that the average surgeon will practice for 30 years, with 3,300 retiring each year. Assuming variables are unchanged, researchers calculated that if one-quarter (scenario one), one-half (scenario two), or three-quarters (scenario three) of potential retirees worked half-time for an additional 10 years, the United States would have 4,125 (four percent increase), 8,250 (eight percent increase) or 12,375 (16 percent increase) additional part-time surgeons, respectively, thereby alleviating the predicted surgeon shortage by 14.2 percent, 28.3 percent, or 42.5 percent, respectively.

The study authors also concluded that employment models should address flexible work schedules, malpractice premium adjustments, academic promotion, certification and licensure maintenance, and employment benefits. All the evidence indicates that part-time surgeons perform just as well as full-time surgeons do. In order to succeed, health care systems must change their view of part-time surgeons, and proportional reduction of liability premiums must be addressed.


'/>"/>

Contact: Sally Garneski
pressinquiry@facs.org
312-202-5409
Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Pelosi: The Days of Allowing Insurance Companies to Place Profits Over Public Health Must End
2. Oralflo Pill Swallowing Cup Wins Medical Design Excellence Award, Helps Autism Spectrum Kids and Dysphagia Sufferers Take Medications With No Problem
3. Swallowing safely is no choke
4. Intentional swallowing of foreign bodies and its impact on the cost of health care
5. UC Davis surgeons test innovative device in patient with swallowing disorder
6. Speech, Swallowing Usually OK After Head & Neck Cancer Therapy
7. Factors linked to speech/swallowing problems after treatment for head and neck cancers
8. Mouse nose nerve cells mature after birth, allowing bonding, recognition with mother
9. Brain Stimulation Might Help Stroke Patients With Swallowing Problems
10. Allowing Organ Donation by People With HIV Could Save Lives, Experts Say
11. New Research from EBRI: Older Workers Trending Toward More Part-Time Work
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 Cooking and warming equipment ... of 5. This score reflects slightly positive negotiation conditions ... specialization, low switching costs and a low level of ... low availability of substitutes for cooking and warming equipment ... and aluminum, key inputs in the production process of ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... The Biofeedback Federation of Europe annual ... in Rome, Italy and is hosted by the Salesian ... on a wide variety of topics such as ADHD, ... training in athletes. The scientific program will feature the ... monitoring allows clients to see what is going on ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 “Many people become overwhelmed by ... claim issues and phone calls with insurance companies,” The ... featuring their free eBook on pedestrian and bicycle ... pedestrian and bicycle auto accident claims assures the injured ... of professionally handling their case while they focus on ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... December 26, 2014 Pentec Health, Inc. ... the state of Pennsylvania for 2014. The awards program, ... programs of its kind in the country. The program ... Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, the Pennsylvania ... and the Central Penn Business Journal. , ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 Parker & Sons, Inc. ... in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services throughout ... services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning systems. ... is known for its incredibly hot summers. Working ... intricacies and details of a wide variety of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cooking & Warming Equipment Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 2Health News:Cooking & Warming Equipment Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 3Health News:Final Workshop Line-up Announced for 18th Annual Biofeedback Conference in Rome, Italy 2Health News:Guide to Handling Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents Released By The Jones Firm, Featured in Recent Article 2Health News:Pentec Health Ranks Fourteenth on The Best Places to Work in PA for 2014 2Health News:Pentec Health Ranks Fourteenth on The Best Places to Work in PA for 2014 3Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3
... IRVING, Texas, Nov. 20 RBC Life Sciences, Inc. ... care and pain management products, reported today company-wide net sales of ... net sales of $9.93 million for the same quarter last year. ... $0.01 per share, during the third quarter of 2009, compared to ...
... 20 An emerging body of ... infectious disease transmission patterns. As noted today in a ... of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), such changes are expected ... "There is concrete evidence that the global climate is changing, ...
... ... ... 20, 2009 -- Late yesterday, democratic leaders in the Senate unveiled their proposal for overhauling ... Democrats argue that the tax, which was a surprise addition to the sweeping 2,074-page bill, ...
... Grant provides hot food to 150 children under 5 for six months ... (TPRF) has given a grant of US $15,000 to provide food for ... victims of recent typhoons in the Rizal province in the Philippines. , ... (PNRC) for a sustainable hot meal program. The delivery of ...
... Honor Recognizes Courageous and Innovative Approaches to Human Rights ... at its annual awards dinner, the Robert F. Kennedy Center ... with the organization,s 2009 Ripple of Hope Award. The ... on humanitarian issues. , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091119/DC149610 ) ...
... High irradiances of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) should not be ... BMC Cancer studied the pain relieving, anti-inflammatory ,cold ... mouse model of skin cancer. Jan M. Bjordal from ... researchers to carry out the in vitro and in vivo ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:RBC Life Sciences Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 2Health News:RBC Life Sciences Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 3Health News:RBC Life Sciences Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 4Health News:RBC Life Sciences Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 5Health News:Experts Examine Possible Links Between Climate Change and Infectious Disease Transmission 2Health News:Experts Examine Possible Links Between Climate Change and Infectious Disease Transmission 3Health News:Plastic Surgeons Respond To Proposed Cosmetic Surgery Tax 2Health News:Plastic Surgeons Respond To Proposed Cosmetic Surgery Tax 3Health News:The Prem Rawat Foundation Gives Food Aid to Typhoon Victims in Philippines 2Health News:Bono and Wyclef Jean Receive RFK Center for Justice & Human Rights' Ripple of Hope Award 2Health News:Bono and Wyclef Jean Receive RFK Center for Justice & Human Rights' Ripple of Hope Award 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds ... Syringe Industry of 178 pages providing 10 ... library. The 2014 Market Research ... a professional and deep research report on ... the report introduces Disposable Syringe basic information ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014 Tianyin ... company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional ... ingredients (API) today announced that the Company achieved ... Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certificate of TPI,s Qionglai ... Administration,s (CFDA). The public notice period is a ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014 NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... innovative dialysis products, announced today that the U.S. ... System One™ to perform hemodialysis overnight while the ... nocturnal hemodialysis. NxStage,s® System One is the first ... for this indication. Home nocturnal ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 2World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 4World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 5TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 2TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 3NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 2NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 3
... 23, 2011 TRX, Inc. ( www.trx.com ) ... process automation, consulting and data services, announced continued ... several leading companies in the pharmaceutical, technology, financial ... to manage their travel and procurement reporting needs. ...
... Relievant Medsystems, Inc. , today announced the ... and chief executive officer and as a member of ... FDA approval of an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to ... of RF Ablation for the Treatment of Vertebrogenic Back ...
Cached Medicine Technology:TRX's Data Intelligence Solution, TRAVELTRAX, Helps Fortune 500 Corporations Gain New Insights Into Cost Savings 2Relievant Medsystems Appoints Alex M. DiNello as President and Chief Executive Officer 2
... Oxoid Pylori Test is a ... the qualitative detection of Helicobacter ... as an aid in the ... pylori. The product is intended ...
... capillary electrophoresis system is designed to ... The CAPILLARYS 2 utilizes liquid flow ... diagnostic setting. Through continuous sample feed ... narrow capillary tubes functioning concurrently, a ...
Inquire...
These Iron Control Slides make an excellent addition to your laboratory. Packed ten (10) control slides per box. Use SDL's Snap n' Stain for Iron Staining Kit alongside to save time an money mixing r...
Medicine Products: