The number of surgeries and other inpatient procedures done on base by military physicians trails the inpatient workloads of private sector peers by wide margins, according to data comparisons run in support of a Defense Department study on modernizing the military health system. The inpatient workload at many bases is a readiness concern, which the surgeons general of Army, Navy and Air Force are trying to address with a variety of initiatives to broaden the experience of active duty physicians. For more details, see this Military Advantage blog article.
Doctor Readiness Factors in DoD Plan
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