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Physician Hours Declining

Editor’s note: It is likely a more complex root cause. It is more than simply payments. Values, cultural changes and other interests are likely to play a role.

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Physician work week hours drop, study says
The average number of hours worked by U.S. physicians dropped from 55 per week in 1996 to 51 in 2008, a report said. The reduction was linked to lower physician payments, which decreased 25% from 1995 to 2006, data showed. Bloomberg (2/23)

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February 24, 2010 - Posted by | healthcare, physicians, Reimbursement | , , ,

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