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Google Newsでみる医師不足 2015年5月31日

Google Newsでみる医師不足 2015年5月31日
Google (日本語) での検索件数 _ _ _ キーワード 医師不足 過去一か月のニュース  178
Google (English) での検索件数 _ _ _ Key word: Doctor shortage, past month 90,100

First 5 in Google in English 

GP shortage a 'tragic state of affairs': retiring Saanich doctor
Times Colonist-13 時間前  (British Columbia, Canada)

A Saanich doctor’s letter informing patients of his retirement next month spells out the grim reality of the doctors’ shortage in B.C. and what happens to your files when a family physician closes up shop.
Dr. Brian S. Pound, 77, is retiring on June 12 after nearly five decades as a family doctor in Greater Victoria. His colleague Dr. Brad Hunter, 66, is also closing up shop.
The pair tried to sell the McKenzie Avenue practice, advertising in medical journals. They had one serious inquiry, but no deal was reached.

Telepsychiatry helps Rockford treatment center address doctor shortage
Rockford Register Star-2015/05/29 (Illinois, USA)

There’s a room at the Rosecrance Ware Center in Rockford where patients have been going for six months to see Dr. Michael Kuna even though he’s not there.Kuna, who lives in Naperville, appears to them on a television screen. The psychiatrist for 30 years speaks to them as he would patients he sees in person. His patients speak to him as if he were sitting across a desk from them.The only difference, Kuna said, is the 160-mile round trip he doesn’t have to make to see people who desperately need his services.

Psychiatric patients 'at serious risk due to doctor shortage'
Irish Independent-2015/05/26 (Ireland)

In the Mater Hospital in Dublin, the departure of a number of doctors led to the suspension of some services. The psychiatric service to the hospital emergency department from 9am-5pm had to be temporarily shelved, along with new outpatient clinics.
Five psychiatrists in the hospital now have to maintain round the clock cover. Most are up during the night and also have to work the following day.

Doctor shortage hits area hardest in internal medicine
Gazettextra-2015/05/16 (Wisconsin, USA)

As the nation struggles with a long-term physician shortage and an aging population, area providers say it can be tough to recruit family medicine and internal medicine doctors. Add an influx new patients who recently gained coverage ...

Upstate NY doctor shortage has hospital ERs turning away patients, report says (New York, USA)

The shortage comes at a time when the state needs primary care doctors more than ever, according to the report. That's because the state is transforming its health care system to increase access to and coordination of care, improve quality and cut costs.
The report said the specialists most difficult to recruit in New York are psychiatrists, hospitalists, emergency physicians, general surgeons and orthopedists.


6番目 医師不足はない
No doctor shortage? Only Kingsville makes area's understaffed list
Windsor Star (blog)-2015/05/15 (Ontario, Canada)

This area has had a decade-long shortage of doctors, and while the numbers have improved marginally in the last decade, the Erie St. Clair LHIN has the second fewest doctors per 100,000 population in the province, out of 14 LHINs, according to the local physician recruiter, Joan Mavrinac.
“I’m scratching my head,” she said Friday of the list that virtually shuts out Windsor-Essex. “And when this popped up, I went, Kingsville? Honestly, there are several other areas that come to mind first.

8番目 日本 刑務所の医師不足
Japan's prisons suffering serious doctor shortage
The Japan Times-2015/05/19 (日本)

Japan is suffering from a serious shortage of correctional doctors, who provide medical care at facilities such as prisons and reformatories.
The Abe administration has submitted a bill to the Diet to improve working conditions for such doctors, but officials are uncertain whether the proposed measures will provide a full solution to the chronic shortage.
There were 252 correctional doctors as of Feb. 1, compared with the 327 the government says are required to meet current needs.
Of the 158 correctional institutions that should have doctors, 34 currently have none, according to the Justice Ministry.
Salary gaps with the private sector have been cited as a major factor. A survey in 2012 found that the monthly salary of a 50-year-old correctional doctor was about ¥230,000 lower than that of a 41-year-old doctor at a private institution.

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