Recruitment and Retention of Federally Employed Physicians and Dentists: A Report

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - Dentists - 223 pages

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Page 159 - There are two broad personnel systems covering Federal personnel -- military and civilian. The fundamental difference between the two is that the military system is designed to provide and maintain a young and vigorous armed force fully and constantly capable of maintaining the national security. Personnel management, compensation, and retirement practices all are geared to military readiness. This objective gives rise to conditions of service different from the conditions of civilian employment....
Page 125 - US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Report of the Secretary's Committee to Study the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps" 1971 . NHSC has some remote locations which are difficult to staff.
Page 113 - Small numbers of identified physician accessions in the second half of the 1970s and the early 1980s as...
Page 112 - Analysis of Two Military Physician Procurement Programs: The Scholarship Program and the University Program.
Page 188 - Defense health care program consists primarily of four separate systems. The three direct care systems, the Army, Navy and Air Force systems, provide care in DOD facilities through military and civilian personnel employed by the Department of Defense. These systems provide the bulk of DOD health care. The civilian health and medical program of the uniformed services (CHAMPUS) , the fourth system, is a financing program for medical care purchased from the private sector. CHAMPUS supplements the three...
Page 16 - ... the nucleus for any expanded health care workforce needed in war. Resources necessitated by the wartime contingency requirement that are excess to those needed for care of active duty military personnel are available for care of eligible non-active duty beneficiaries: dependents of active duty personnel, retired military personnel and their dependents, and survivors of activeduty and retired military personnel. HEW employs approximately 3.4 thousand physicians and 0.6 thousand dentists, largely...

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