• The Foundation Launches 2014 Biennial Physician Survey

    The Physicians Foundation launched the results of its 2014 Survey of America's Physicians, one of the largest and most comprehensive physician surveys in the U.S. This year's research surveyed more than 20,000 doctors on a range of issues, including professional morale, doctor shortages, Medicare / Medicaid participate rates, EMR patterns and more. Take a look at the full report here.

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  • New Forbes Op-Ed by The Foundation Addresses Physician Shortage

    The latest Forbes post by Lou Goodman, president of The Physicians Foundation, and Tim Norbeck, CEO, examines the growing physician shortage and shares a new tool funded by the Foundation that allows researchers, policy makers and experts to better understand the supply and demand of physicians around the country.

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  • The Physicians Foundation Launches New Interactive Physician Workforce Model

    The Physicians Foundation and Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill launched a new innovative tool to help policy makers, physicians and health systems better plan where to practice and what type of practitioners will be needed in order to meet the growing utilization of healthcare in the United States.

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  • The Physicians Foundation Releases New Report on the Medicare Program

    The Physicians Foundations released a new report, titled “The Medicare Program: An Instrument for Change.” The report examines the Medicare program as a recent “instrument” of systemic reform, and considers the associated implications for physicians and the broader healthcare system.

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Focus Areas

Healthcare Reform

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Practice Trends

We research and map the key trends and changes impacting how physicians practice to help deliver quality care to patients.

Physician Leadership

We help physicians build leadership skills that drive both healthcare excellence and improvements in future healthcare delivery.

Physician Shortage

We are continuously assessing the supply of physicians to ensure that the current and future needs of all patients are met.

Health IT

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