Family Medicine Recruiting Trends and Recommendations
Family Medicine physicians are consistently the most requested recruiting assignments for Merritt Hawkins. This white paper examines trends in the recruitment of family medicine physicians, including current supply and demand projections, compensation in the specialty, the expanding role of family physicians, and recommendations for recruiting these doctors.
2018 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives
Now in its 25th year, the Merritt Hawkins’ 2018 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives indicates the rising demand for medical specialists and mental health professionals. This annual reports tracks physician starting salaries and recruiting trends of 3,045 physician and advanced practitioner recruiting assignments the firm conducted.
The Cost of a Physician Vacancy
What is the cost of a physician vacancy to a healthcare facility or to a community?
At first glance, the answer to this question may seem obvious. Interview expenses, the cost of on-staff recruiting personnel and/or a physician search firm, and patients that are lost during the transition are some of the consequences of a physician vacancy that immediately come to mind.
However, several implications of physician vacancies are frequently overlooked, and often the total impact of a physician vacancy can be difficult to quantify.
2018 Survey of Maryland Physician Compensation
Merritt Hawkins recently partnered with MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society, to conduct a survey examining physician compensation and practice metrics of Maryland physicians. Download the survey today to discover the results.