Specialty News & Articles

Radiology Technique Developed by Ohio Physician Used to Treat Soldiers

By Sterling Medical Staff:

The recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have produced a large increase in shrapnel injuries among our soldiers overseas.  However, the military is working to combat this trend by training its physicians in a breakthrough surgical technique created by an Ohio radiologist.

Technology Makes the Pediatrician’s Job More Efficient and Manageable

By Sterling Medical Staff

The time demands and number of pediatrician positions that are open create a need for more efficient clinical tools to make the best use of their time.  Among several promising paths to efficiency is a program called Clinical Answers. 

Family Practice Physicians Shortage Looms in US

By Sterling Medical Staff

The high availability of Family Practice positions is an indication of the looming shortage in the US.  The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) estimates the 139,531 family practice physicians will be needed by 2020 (7). The AAFP’s projection was based on the number of Family Practice Physicians in the workforce and the total number of completed residencies in “allopathic and osteopathic schools” (1).

Psychiatrists Needed in Midwest

By Sterling Medical Staff

As of 2009, there are over 40,000 active Psychiatrists and over 400,000 clinically trained mental health professionals.  With the lack of Psychiatrists, especially in the Midwest, the population is looking to Counselors, Psychologists, and other mental health professionals to fulfill their psychiatric needs.3

Preparation is the Key for Internal Medicine Physician Interviews

By Sterling Medical Staff

Years of education, medical school, and medical residency do not necessarily prepare internal medical physicians for an interview for a highly desired job.  Getting rest, presenting a professional appearance, and organized preparation will assist the successful internal medicine physician, to obtain the job that he or she wants.  That preparation includes researching the targeted practice, anticipating possible interview questions and preparing well thought out answers.

ER Physicians Swamped by Non-Urgent Cases

By Sterling Medical Staff

On almost any given day, Emergency Room (ER) Physicians typically face overcrowding in their waiting rooms. In the early 1990s a decrease in the amount of ER use could be seen. That decline was attributed to the greater enrollment of patients into managed care plans.  Several factors have reversed this trend so that many emergency departments are filled to capacity, increasing the demand for Emergency Medicine Physicians.

Advances Force Changes for Neurosurgeons

By Sterling Medical Staff

According to James I. Ausman, M.D., Ph.D., and Ronald P. Pawl, M.D., biological advances and technological innovations will change neurosurgical practices.  Targeted molecular therapies are leading to better therapies in cancer and other treatments.  Technological advances in neuroimaging will lead to better visualization and aid computer assisted surgery, improving neurosurgical outcomes.

Hospitalists Jobs Expand Under Healthcare Reform

Hospitalist employment opportunities are currently expanding at a rapid pace in the United States in part due to healthcare reform and in part, due to a desire to evade current hardships of independent practice, such as unstable revenue and extended hours.


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