20 statistics on physician practice staff — administrative, medical FTEs

Written by Laura Dyrda | October 16, 2017 | Print  |

Medscape released the Medscape Practice Management Report 2017: Strategies, Staff Issues, and Complaints, outlining the big trends and statistics about physician practices.

Here are 20 statistics on physician practices for both employed and self-employed physicians.

 

Self-employed practice FTEs

 

1. Receptionist: 1.9
2. Billers and coders: 1.3
3. Office managers: 0.7
4. Medical record clerks: 0.6
5. Physicians: 3
6. Medical assistants: 3
7. Registered nurses: 1.4
8. Physician assistants: 0.2
9. Nurse practitioners: 0.5

 

Employed practice FTEs

 

10. Receptionist: 2.8
11. Billers and coders: 1.5
12. Office managers: 0.9
13. Medical record clerks: 0.8
14. Physicians: 4
15. Medical assistants: 3.9
16. Registered nurses: 1.8
17. Physician assistants: 0.3
18. Nurse practitioners: 1

 

Do you have enough administrative staff?

 

19. Self-employed: Yes — 83 percent
20. Employed: Yes — 77 percent

 

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