Aug 19

More doctors leaving the medical profession, citing growing hassles, regulation

The medical profession is probably the world’s most overregulated profession. Compliance paperwork is now a major component of being a medical doctor.

And recently, the industry’s authorities have pushed for all medical records to be digitized and electronic–so that such records can be easily transferred to other doctors (and the government).

Many older physicians are simply retiring or changing careers; and many promising young people are avoiding the industry like the plague.

This in spite of a serious scarcity of physicians across the United States. See here.