88th annual Physician Report results
April 19, 2017The 88th annual Medical Economics Physician Report illustrates the state of primary care today, providing information on physician income, productivity, malpractice costs and more.
In this issue
88th annual Physician Report: Ambivalence wreaking havoc in primary care April 25, 2017By Jeff BendixThe findings of the latest Physician Report reflect the sense of ambivalence among many primary care physicians regarding their chosen profession. Preparing for retirement at different career stagesPhysicians should adapt their financial planning based on life circumstances and goals Revenue cycle management: Is it time to outsource? April 25, 2017By Wendy JohnsonIs it time to outsource? Here’s a closer look at the pros and cons of outsourcing vs keeping it in-house How to boost physician productivity through use of extenders April 25, 2017By Todd ShryockNurse practitioners, physician assistants and others can increase practice revenue by up to 20% if used properly 10 ways to improve patient data security April 25, 2017By Ken TerryMore than 80% of security breaches result from human errors Hospital admissions: Coding scenarios to consider April 25, 2017By Renee DowlingHow do you bill situations when you see the patient in the office and then direct the patient to go to the emergency department (ED)? Why are women leaving medicine? April 25, 2017By Hannah DouglasThe physician field remains largely male despite equality in medical school numbers Can anything be done to solve the PCP shortage crisis? April 24, 2017By Keith LoriaLast year, just one in 10 U.S. medical school graduates went into family medicine and the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that the U.S. will be short by as many as 43,000 primary care doctors by 2030. How physicians can prepare for retirement at different career stagesPhysicians should adapt their financial planning based on life circumstances and goals Doctor groups fear Trump’s ‘unprecedented’ proposed budget cuts April 24, 2017By John FrankPresident Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget includes major spending cuts for medical education programs and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, each of which could have negative impacts on doctors, according to organizations like the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).