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Millennial Physicians Bring New Expectations to Relationships With Patients, Peers and Pharma

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National Survey Reveals Four out of Five Gen Y Doctors Believe Millennial Patients Require a Different Relationship with Their Doctors than Older Patients Millennial physicians defined as 26 to 36 year old general practitioners are redefining the patient-physician relationship. According to a new report released today from inVentiv Health agencies, GSW, inVentiv Health PR Group and PALIO, 66 percent of millennial doctors change their approach according to the age of the patient they’re seeing. This includes being more likely to ask millennial patients to do additional research on their own, and simplifying explanations for non-millennial patients.

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New PA Salary Data Demonstrates Strong and Consistent Growth in the PA Profession

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Data Provides Powerful Tools for PAs, Employers and Lawmakers to Shape Future of Healthcare Compensation for America’s physician assistants (PAs), recognized as one of the top professions in the country, continues to rise, according to new data released today from the 2015 American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Salary Survey. The median base salary for a PA in 2014 rose to $93,800 a year, a $3,800 increase from 2012. The survey found that in addition to salary, more than half (54%) of all PAs received monetary bonuses and more than 75 percent of PAs receive some other form of additional compensation, such as research stipends, profit sharing, student loan repayment, paid relocation, tuition reimbursement or signing bonuses.

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Despite Healthcare Changes, Physicians Remain Happy

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Even with the ICD-10 coding transition looming, the rules governing “meaningful use” of their EHRs in a state of flux, and the constant shift in their reimbursement from volume to value, U.S. physicians are still happy in their careers. That’s according to the 2015 Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo, conducted by Physicians Practice. In this year’s survey, 1,001 physicians nationwide shared thoughts on their medical careers, their personal lives, and the politics affecting the healthcare industry. When asked to characterize their happiness on a scale of 1 to 10, the average rating was a 7.3. It was the same average when physicians were polled on how healthy they were. When asked to what extent they agree with the statement, “I like being a physician,” 84 percent of physicians selected either a 4 or 5 on a scale of 1 to 5 as their reply.

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New Study Shines Spotlight on America’s Nursing Shortage

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18 Month Snapshot from 50 Hospitals in 10 States Spotlights Issue. The on-again/off-again nursing shortage in America definitely is on again, according to an 18-month study of job vacancy and hiring data at 50 hospitals across the U.S. “Everyone who works in the field feels a shortage exists already. That feeling is absolutely correct, and factors today say the situation is going to get worse, much worse,” said Mark Dixon, president and CEO of USr Healthcare, a nationwide healthcare talent acquisition company headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

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CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to Help Providers Get Ready For ICD-10

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With less than three months remaining until the nation switches from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are announcing efforts to continue to help physicians get ready ahead of the October 1 deadline.  In response to requests from the provider community, CMS is releasing additional guidance that will allow for flexibility in the claims auditing and quality reporting process as the medical community gains experience using the new ICD- 10 code set.

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Registered Nurse is Largest Occupation with an Above Average Wage $69,790

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The occupations with the largest employment in May 2014 were retail salespersons and cashiers, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. These two occupations combined made up nearly 6 percent of total U.S. employment, with employment levels of 4.6 million and 3.4 million, respectively. Of the 10 largest occupations, only registered nurses, with an annual mean wage of $69,790, had an average wage above the U.S. all occupations mean of $47,230. The highest paying occupations overall included several physician and dentist occupations, chief executives, nurse anesthetists, and petroleum engineers. National employment and wage information for all occupations is shown in table 1.

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2015 Nurse Practitioner Ranks Doubled Over Past Decade

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The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today released data showing that the number of nurse practitioners licensed in the United States has nearly doubled over the past ten years, rising from approximately 106,000 in 2004 to 205,000 as of December 31, 2014. AANP also showed that more than 15,000 men and women graduated from nurse practitioner programs during the 2012-2013 academic year.

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2015 Rankings of Best Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs

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List identifies top online RN to BSN programs according to multiple factors, including quality, flexibility, and affordability College Choice, an independent college search and rankings website, has published its 2015 ranking of the top 50 online Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs in the U.S.  SUNY College of Technology at Delhi tops the list. The University of Alabama and Western Carolina University came in second and third respectively.

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