What’s the cure for America’s doctor shortage?

03/29/23, The Indicator (09:19)

Link: https://www.npr.org/2023/03/29/1166873700/whats-the-cure-for-americas-doctor-shortage

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Summary: The US will face a shortage of thousands of doctors in the next decade. This does not bode well for a growing and aging population. The Indicator explores how changes in funding for residency slots in the 1990s has been a driver of this problem. Our accompanying exercise applies simple supply and demand to this context.

Posted March 30, 2023 by ishanitewari in Production costs, THE INDICATOR

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