Tag Archives: Healthcare

As many as 1 in 6 healthcare workers are immigrants, JAMA shows

About one in six medical professionals in the United States are immigrants from other countries, according to new research published by the Journal of the American Medical Association. And they often fill employment gaps left by a dearth of American-born workers, concentrated largely in rural and community markets, which have a tougher time attracting talent.… Read More »

Volunteer physicians help the uninsured receive healthcare – WPEC

Volunteer physicians help the uninsured receive healthcare (WPEC) BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) —  Only on CBS12 News, a look inside the largest free clinic in the sunshine state. The Caridad Center in Boynton Beach serves thousands of uninsured people in Palm Beach County. The nonprofit has been going strong for almost 30 years now. Like… Read More »

There's No Room for Ego in Healthcare

I recently saw a rather complicated medical patient in the hospital. We were treating both a heart and kidney condition, and things were not going so well. To spare anyone non-medical who is reading this the scientific details of the bodily processes involved, we were essentially balancing hydrating with the need to get rid of… Read More »