Careers in Medicine: Healthcare Industry 411
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A commonly discussed topic on the wards during the third and fourth years of medical school is the healthcare industry. Since the legislation passing health care reform in 2009, physicians are constantly talking about the possible changes. Students who have a thoughtful, informed opinion usually wind up standing out as a result of these discussions. The fact that it has also become a common topic during admissions interviews adds to the importance of understanding the health care system as a whole well before you actually find yourself immersed in it.
The American healthcare system is divided into three main components:…
Last Updated June 13, 2018