MGMA poll: 51% of healthcare professionals report turnover rate of 10% or more in past year

A new Medical Group Management Association Stat poll asked healthcare professionals to weigh in on staff turnover at their organizations.

The May 30 poll included 1,133 responses.

Here are five poll findings.

1. The poll found 41 percent of the respondents saw staff turnover of less than 10 percent in the past year.

2. Twenty-eight percent of respondents reported staff turnover between 10 percent and 15 percent in the past year.

3. Seventeen percent of respondents said staff turnover in the past year was 16 percent to 20 percent.

4. Only 6 percent of the respondents reported greater than 25 percent staff turnover in the past year.

5. More than half of respondents said the highest turnover was in clinical support staff positions, such as medical assistants, licensed practical nurses and registered nurses, according to the poll. The poll found they also saw high turnover in front office staff, such as receptionists, medical records and transcribing.


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