Physicians of group-based practices can expect to see a 3.7 percent salary increase in 2014, while hospital-based physicians will likely see a 2.2 percent increase, according to the Hay Group's 2013 physician compensation survey.
When patients are more involved in their care they report better physician reviews, according to a report from American Medical News.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will be ramping up over the next few years. Medscape News recently published an article covering how the ACA could impact physician salary, including:
Around 70 percent of practitioners, including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, reported being required to make a generic substitution for brand-name drugs last year, according to a report from Medscape.
Here are 16 statistics on physician preferences for payment models now and in the future for key ambulatory surgery center specialties based on the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2013.
When it comes to reducing healthcare costs, physicians are most enthusiastic about promoting a care continuum and eliminating fraud, according to a new survey published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The Wall Street Journal recently covered a report showing the number of physicians opting out of Medicare in 2012 tripled from the previous three years.
Around 43 percent of physicians surveyed for a recent JAMA report said they order more tests if they don't know the patient well.
Here are 12 best cities and states for physicians to practice, according to Medscape's Best and Worst Places to Practice: 2013 report.