Physician recruitment relies on the ability of recruiters to make a connection. Successfully connecting with a candidate requires really understanding who that candidate is on a day-to-day basis and the challenges they face. To learn more about what a physician’s practice environment looks like, download the infographic below: Physician Trends – Practice Environment.
Physician Trends – Practice Environment
81% of doctors are at capacity or overextended
53 hours is an average workweek for a physician
9-12 hours per day on average
22 patients is the mean number of patients seen per day
20 minutes is the mean time spend with each patient
Physicians initiate the majority of acquisition talks
Primary Care practices make up the majority of acquisitions by hospitals
77% of physicians said selling their practice was the right decision
Employed physicians younger than 45 are more likely to have never been in private practice
92% of residents would prefer employment with a salary rather than an independent practice income
In the past decade, the percentage of hospital-owned physician practices has tripled from about 25% to almost 75%
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