In the News

October 2, 2017

Click here to view Walker Ray, MD, and Tim Norbeck’s contributor channel sharing a physician perspective on key U.S. healthcare issues.

 

 

In this NJ Spotlight article, Joseph Valenti, M.D., and Larry Downs, board members of the Physicians Foundation, reflect on poverty's link to healthcare access and costs in New Jersey. Further, they discuss the insights on this subject from the book by Richard "Buz" Cooper, M.D., “Poverty and the Myths of Health Care Reform."

Physicians Foundation board members Joe Valenti, MD, of Denton, and Louis J. Goodman, PhD, Texas Medical Association's (TMA) executive vice president and chief operating officer, presented a check for $500,000 at the 2017 TMA Fall Conference to support a TMA relief program that aims to assist thousands of Texas physician practices damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey recover and reopen to care for patients as quickly as possible.

HealthLeaders Media reports that the Physicians Foundation 2016 Survey of America's Physicians indicated that close to half of the overall physician population plans to retire sooner rather than later.

Russell Libby, MD, board member of the Physicians Foundation, reflects on the pervasive and devastating consequences of physician burnout in this Forbes article.

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