Urban-rural flows of physicians.

  title={Urban-rural flows of physicians.},
  author={Thomas C. Ricketts and Randy M R P Randolph},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  volume={23 4},
CONTEXT Physician supply is anticipated to fall short of national requirements over the next 20 years. Rural areas are likely to lose relatively more physicians. Policy makers must know how to anticipate what changes in distribution are likely to happen to better target policies. PURPOSE To determine whether there was a significant flow of physicians from urban to rural areas in recent years when the overall supply of physicians has been considered in balance with needs. METHODS Individual… CONTINUE READING

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