Survey: 42% of Physicians are Dissatisfied
Forty-two percent of practicing physicians are dissatisfied with their job, according to a survey conducted by Jackson Healthcare.
The survey was conducted between March 7 and April 1 and includes responses from 3,456 physicians.
According to the survey, the top drivers of physician dissatisfaction are:
• Decreasing autonomy: 46 percent
• Low reimbursement: 35 percent
• Administrative hassles: 23 percent
Here are three more findings on physician dissatisfaction from the survey:
• 59 percent would not recommend the medical profession
• Anesthesiologists, surgery subspecialists, pediatric subspecialists and dermatologists were more likely to be satisfied
• Physicians practicing internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, radiology and hospital medicine were more likely to be dissatisfied
Note: A previous version of this article noted the first three points as drivers of physician "satisfaction." They are the top drivers of physician dissatisfaction. We regret this error.
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