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Central Texans have ample access to specialty care

Published on June 22, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Health care advocates have for years worried about a shortage of doctors serving rural and low-income Texas communities. But in Austin and the surrounding areas, which have one of the highest doctor-to-patient ratios in the state, there is a different challenge, according to Dr. Jonathan MacClements, assistant dean of graduate medical education at The University of Texas Dell Medical School. “We really don’t have a physician shortage,” MacClements said. “What we have is a physician distribution issue.” With the late May opening of the Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, which serves as a teaching hospital for […]

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Source: Community Impact- Cedar Park