Published in the July 2016 issue of Today’s Hospitalist.
The biggest hospitalist groups tend to work for universities/medical schools, which have an average of 21 physicians, and multispecialty/primary care groups, which have an average of 19 physicians.
Universities/medical schools have the highest attrition rate, with hospitalists in these groups reporting that they lost an average of four physicians in the previous year. University physicians also reported planning to hire the most physicians, between two and three, in the following year.
Hospitalist groups in the Southwest reported losing the most physicians in the previous year: 3.47.
Hospitalist group size is biggest in the South, where groups on average have 17 doctors.
Source: 2015 Today’s Hospitalist Compensation & Career Survey. All data are for full-time hospitalists who treat adults.
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