• The Physicians Foundation Announces New President, Dr. Walker Ray

    Dr. Walker Ray, a retired pediatrician with more than 40 years of experience practicing medicine in Georgia, has been named the new president of the Physicians Foundation. Dr. Ray previously served as the Foundation's Vice President and Chair of the Research Committee.

  • When It Comes To Health Insurance Mergers, Bigger Is Not Going To Be Better

    The latest Forbes post by Dr. Walker Ray, President of the Physicians Foundation, and Tim Norbeck, CEO of the Foundation, focuses on the merger and consolidation activity within the insurance industry and the likely negative consequences for practicing physicians and patients.

  • Why Aren't Physicians Part Of The Health Reform Conversation?

    Dr. Walker Ray, President of the Physicians Foundation and Tim Norbeck, CEO, comments on how physicians are seldom called upon to provide insights and recommendations relative to health policy formulation and why this needs to change.

  • The 2014 Biennial Physician Survey

    The Physicians Foundation 2014 Survey of America's Physicians is one of the largest and most comprehensive physician surveys in the U.S. This 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.


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