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

Original story at nytimes.com• 5 mentions • 2 weeks ago

nytimes.com 2 weeks 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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20 Mar
Carmen Cornejo @DesertCarmen
RT @AILANational: New York Times: Rural Areas Brace for a Shortage of Doctors Due to Visa Policy https://t.co/8YJd1OJ5qa #immigration
20 Mar
Immigration Council @immcouncil
Rural Areas Brace for a Shortage of Doctors Due to Visa Policy https://t.co/ENhzQ1VHlg #immigration
20 Mar
America's Voice @AmericasVoice
New York Times Rural Areas Brace for a Shortage of Doctors Due to Visa Policy https://t.co/zmVXra1uH9
20 Mar
Ali Noorani @anoorani
Huh. I guess immigration is good for rural America after all. https://t.co/OvDNi0f0qV
20 Mar
Immigration Com @immigrationcom
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