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POLITICO Examines Health Care Worker Migration Among E.U. Nations

POLITICO: The E.U. exodus: When doctors and nurses follow the money
“…More doctors and nurses move from one country to another than any other highly regulated profession in the E.U., and the flows often go from East to West, from poorer E.U. countries to richer ones. A POLITICO analysis of European Commission data found the exodus of health care professionals is especially pronounced from Eastern and Southern Europe. In effect, these countries are training doctors for their richer neighbors…” (Hervey, 9/30).

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