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American Agenda (Medicine: General Practitioners) #147369

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 29, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Tim Johnson) Minnesota's program to address the problem of the shortage of physicians practicing family medicine examined; patient scenes shown. [Dr. Rodney HAYES - explains why he wants to be a family practitioner.] [University of Minnesota medical school Dean Ron FRANKS - talks about the family practitioners program.] [Training physician Steve COBB - comments.] The goal of President Clinton's administration of having half of the physicians go into primary care medicine in order to help cut medical costs outlined. [HHS Department administrator Dr. Robert HARMON, Dartmouth Medical School Dr. C. Everett KOOP - talk about the nation's system.]

Jennings, Peter;
Johnson, Tim

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