The Need For Real Evidence In Physician Workforce Decision Making: A Reply To Ed Salsberg (3/15/2005)

Starfield, B., Shi, L., Grover, A. & Macinko, J.
Health Affairs, Jan-Jun 2005 Supplement Web Exclusiv, Vol. 24, pS-7-S-8, 2p.

Presents a letter to Edward Salsberg about the need for real evidence in physician workforce decision making. Opinion that one needs more information before making decisions about specialty composition in the health professions; Notion that primary care physicians could maintain expertise in several specialty areas by greatly limiting their practice size; Information that some health systems are trying to increase the supply of at least certain specialists.