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Survey: Number of Hospital-Employed Physicians Up 6%

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More physicians were employed by hospitals in 2013 than in 2012, according to a survey conducted by Jackson Healthcare, a healthcare staffing company.

 

For the survey, 3,456 physicians were polled between March 7 and April 1, 2013.

 

When asked which form of employment they chose, respondents reported the following, according to the survey:

 

•    Employed by a hospital — 26 percent reported this in 2013, up by 6 percent from 2012.
•    Have ownership stake in a practice — 22 percent reported this in 2013, down by 1 percent from 2012
•    Have a solo practice — 15 percent reported this in 2013, down by 6 percent from 2013.
•    Works for physician-owned practice/has no ownership stake in a practice — 15 percent reported this in 2013, up by 3 percent from 2012.
•    Employed by practice that is owned by a hospital or health system — 14 percent reported this in 2013, down by 1 percent from 2012.
•    Is an independent contractor — 8 percent reported this in 2013, down by 1 percent from 2012.
 

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