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Rural Areas Brace for a Shortage of Doctors Due to Visa Policy

Original story at nytimes.com• 33 mentions • 6 months ago

nytimes.com 6 months ago

 
While the Trump administration is fighting, in the courts of justice and public opinion, for its temporary travel ban affecting six countries, the slowdown in the rural doctor pipeline shows how even a small, relatively uncontroversial change can ripple throughout the country. In Montana, for example, where nine counties do not have a single physician, it means Benefis Health does not know when a Romanian doctor trained in kidney transplants will arrive. The health care company spent months recruiting the doctor and had been expecting her in July. “Our health system already has nine months invested in her, and now ...
 
 
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21 Mar
Alexis Goldstein @alexisgoldstein
RT @BruceBartlett: Trump-supporting rural America is going to lose many doctors because of Trump. https://t.co/8imaqJzqXC
20 Mar
Bruce Bartlett @BruceBartlett
Trump-supporting rural America is going to lose many doctors because of Trump. https://t.co/8imaqJzqXC
20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
NatImmForum @NatImmForum
Changes to the #H1B visa process have caused worry over doctor shortages in rural communities across our country. https://t.co/J7I0SKqSb2
20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
Ali Noorani @anoorani
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
Dan Gillmor @dangillmor
Trump/GOP to the millions of rural Americans who go to immigrant doctors: good luck getting care in the future. https://t.co/FfqYp8EhRc
20 Mar
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19 Mar
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19 Mar
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19 Mar
Ramez Naam @ramez
I'm the kid of a foreign doctor who worked in a small town, the only surgeon in our rural county. This is crazy. https://t.co/SwpbM38vLs
19 Mar
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19 Mar
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19 Mar
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19 Mar
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