Entries by Diego Pemberthy

PHYSICIAN ENGAGEMENT & ALIGNMENT 2016 REPORT

   The Engagement Gap reports 2016 survey data on physician alignment showing why doctors are not as aligned as hospital executives think. Click the view to read in fullscreen mode. To exit fullscreen, simply hit your esc key on your keyboard. See more from Jackson Healthcare Jackson Healthcare on SlideShare

PHYSICIAN TRENDS 2016 REPORT

 This report collects data, surveys and commentary on U.S. physicians. It includes data on supply & demand, regulatory impacts, compensation & reimbursement, outlook & satisfaction, practice environment and employment. Click the view to read in fullscreen mode. To exit fullscreen, simply hit your esc key on your keyboard.

2015 REPORT ON PHYSICIAN PRACTICE ACQUISITIONS

In 2012, Jackson Healthcare began surveying physicians and hospitals to track four trends: Which physician specialties were selling their practices What motives were driving these physicians to sell their practices Which physician specialties were hospitals acquiring What motives were driving hospitals to acquire these practices We conducted our most recent survey of physicians and hospitals […]

NATIONAL PHYSICIAN SURVEY: ACA INCREASING HEALTHCARE COSTS

On June 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. Going forward, many physicians believe that the ACA is driving up the cost of healthcare. In a national survey conducted by Jackson Healthcare in early June 2015, 59 percent of the doctors said the law’s positive effects did […]

PHYSICIANS CONTINUE TO LEAVE PRIVATE PRACTICE FOR EMPLOYMENT

Across the nation, more and more physicians continue to trade the autonomy of private practice for the security of employment. In a 2012 article in The Washington Post, Manoj Jain, MD, cited that reimbursement shifts, increased time handling billing and collections and the accelerating pace of hospitals purchasing physician practices were key drivers of this trend. In a […]

A PROFILE OF PHYSICIANS’ PRACTICE ENVIRONMENTS

By Sheri Sorrell and Keith Jennings Each year, as we analyze the findings of our national physician survey and compare it to the data we’ve collected from prior years, we try to better understand the practice environments in which physicians work and identify related trends. This article summarizes our findings from our 2014 national physician […]

IMPACTS OF THE ACA ON PHYSICIANS AND THEIR PRACTICES

By Sheri Sorrell and Keith Jennings Each year, we survey physicians throughout the U.S. to identify trends impacting their career and medical practice. One of the areas we’ve tracked since 2012 is how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is affecting physicians. In this year’s survey, physicians reported both positive and negative impacts on their practices […]

ADVANCED PRACTICE PROFESSIONALS IN TODAY’S MEDICAL PRACTICE

by Sheri Sorrell and Keith Jennings, July 8, 2014 It’s a good time to be an advanced practice professional. Job satisfaction is high. Demand is strong. And physicians, especially those who use them, are satisfied with the productivity and skillset advanced practitioners bring to their medical practice. A key trend we’ve tracked since 2012 is […]

51 STATISTICS ON SATISFIED AND DISSATISFIED PHYSICIANS

By Sheri Sorrell and Keith Jennings, June 25, 2014 Participants in this year’s national survey by Jackson Healthcare were notably more satisfied than in 2013. Seventy-two percent of respondents reported being either satisfied or very satisfied with their career in medicine at this point in time. Only nine percent reported being very dissatisfied. However, this […]

51 STATISTICS ON HOW INCOME IMPACTS PHYSICIANS IN 2014

by Sheri Sorrell and Keith Jennings, June 17, 2014 Each year, Jackson Healthcare studies trends impacting physicians’ careers and medical practices. We hope this information helps physicians make more informed, strategic decisions in their career and practice. And we hope these statistics help healthcare executives, industry thought leaders and media professionals better understand the attitudes, […]