With the Affordable Care Act well entrenched and hospital lobbyists pushing recalcitrant states, the ice is beginning to thaw on the ACA’s Medicaid expansion. Meanwhile, 2016 enrollments through Healthcare.gov closed up 29% on last year’s numbers, and the share of that comprised by healthy young people rose
Mayo Clinic and the AMA say “American medicine appears to be at a tipping point with more than half of U.S. physicians experiencing professional burnout” due to a crush of new patients and the impossible complexity of modern American medicine.
Nurses are increasingly entering the profession through team-based community roles rather than hospitals, reflecting the shift towards population health and the proliferation of ACOs and IDNs.
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