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News and briefs: Physician workforce increases in Alaska; down in Ohio

Medical Staff Leader Insider, April 19, 2012

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The physician workforce saw the greatest growth in Alaska (30.8%), as compared to the slowest growth seen in Ohio (1%), according to data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The data reflects the state-by-state increases from 2000 to 2008 for active physicians of medicine and osteopathy.

Joining Alaska in the top five are North Dakota (28.7%), Oregon (21.4%), Hawaii (20.5%), and New Hampshire (20.2%). Other states with the least growth include Florida (1.7%), Indiana (2.2%), Montana (2.7%), and Nebraska (3.8%).

To see the workforce statistics for all 50 states published by Becker’s Hospital Review, click here.



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