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Our healthcare thought leadership is respected across all facets of the industry, and prominent media outlets often turn to us as the definitive resource in our field. We have authored white papers covering topics such as population health, physician shortages and hospital/physician relations. In addition, we regularly conduct detailed surveys on physician compensation, revenue generation and resident practice preferences. This ongoing commitment as a leader in healthcare strategies and solutions helps us help both clients and candidates make informed physician recruitment and medical career decisions.

Surveys 2019 Physician Inpatient/Outpatient Revenue Survey

In addition to delivering healthcare to millions of patients, physicians also drive significant economic activity for their hospitals and communities. 

Th 2019 Physician Inpatient/Outpatient Revenue Survey provides benchmark data that hospitals and healthcare facilities can utilize to develop a “quantitative analysis” of their physician recruiting programs, highlighting the financial benefits newly recruited physicians can bring to a facility. Administrators will find the survey's data crucial for their hospital’s bottom line as it will help create a better informed cost/benefit analysis of the physician incentive packages they offer to prospective physician specialties based on revenue potential. 

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Surveys 2018 Survey of America's Physicians: Practice Patterns and Perspectives


The 2018 physician survey from the Physician's Foundation and Merritt Hawkins examines the impact of poverty on healthcare outcomes, professional morale, practice patterns, career plans and perspectives of physicians.

 

Surveys 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.

Surveys 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.

Surveys 2017 Final-Year Medical Residents Survey

Merritt Hawkins’ 2017 Survey of Final-Year Medical Residents examines the level of demand for graduating medical residents and a variety of other factors pertaining to the career preferences and practice plans of physicians completing their medical training.