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.
Physician Supply Considerations: The Emerging Shortage of Medical Specialists
When considering physician supply in the United States, analysts and academics are near unanimous in their projection of current and growing doctor shortages in the area of primary care. What is less commonly conceded is that shortages of medical specialists also are challenging the ability of the U.S. healthcare system to provide patients with timely, appropriate care. Factors driving the demand for medical specialists and the available supply are examined in this white paper.
Rural Physician Recruiting Challenges and Solutions
The challenges facing rural hospitals and other healthcare facilities are numerous and well documented. Learn more about both the challenges and the rewards of rural medicine in this whitepaper.