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JPS President Tony Stajduhar Featured in MGMA Article: COVID’s Toll on Physicians

Medical Group Management Association
March 22, 2021

The Medical Group Management Association’s most recent MGMA Stat poll asked healthcare leaders, “Have you had a doctor retire unexpectedly in the past year?”

  • 28% said yes.
  • 72% said no.

Among the healthcare leaders who reported an unexpected retirement:

  • Nearly half (45%) said it was related to the pandemic:
    • 4% said a doctor retired after a COVID-19 diagnosis.
    • 41% said the retirement was pandemic-related, such as burnout, health risks, loss of reimbursement.
  • 30% said the retirement was based on non-COVID-19 health reasons.
  • 26% said “other,” which included at least one physician who left to pursue alpaca farming.

Continue to to read the full article, and learn more about:

  • The gap between physician supply and demand.
  • The disconnect between administrators and physicians.
  • Better engagement and retention strategies.

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