Physician Workforce

Nov 10, 2020
David Zaas, M.D., chief clinical officer for MUSC Health in South Carolina and CEO of its Charleston Division, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about strategies and tools to address burnout as health care professionals continue to care for COVID-19…
Oct 9, 2020
The AHA joined five other national medical groups in urging the Department of Homeland Security to exclude foreign national physicians in the J-1 visa program from a proposed change to the process for extending certain non-immigrant visa stays in the United States.
Sep 17, 2020
Each year roughly 400 physicians die by suicide in the U.S. Hundreds more report harboring serious thoughts of suicide.
Sep 17, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic makes working in health care especially exhausting both physically and mentally. These front-line care workers face putting their families and colleagues at risk for exposure to the virus, working extended shift hours and confronting an unimaginable death toll.
Aug 4, 2020
More than half of independent physicians reported concerns about whether their practices will survive during the pandemic, according to a recent McKinsey & Company survey.
Jul 23, 2020
The National Labor Relations Board Tuesday modified its standard for determining whether employees engaging in activity protected under the National Labor Relations Act have been lawfully disciplined or discharged after making abusive or offensive statements, including profane, racist and sexually…
Apr 15, 2020
While you are doing your part to help during the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical Association (AMA) and American Hospital Association (AHA) want to ensure you have resources to help keep your work environment safe from cyber-threats that could disrupt your practice, the hospital, or…
Mar 18, 2020
President Trump today invoked the Defense Production Act to expand production of ventilators, masks and other emergency medical supplies.
Mar 6, 2020
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.15% in February to a seasonally adjusted 5,257,900 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.