Survey Says: Primary Physicians Want Out
Many physicians battle with how to remain devoted and compassionate to patients when faced with HMO paperwork, long days, and receiving less money for services. Some primary care physicians are opting into early retirement and switching to specialized care due to poor reimbursement, increased regulations, time constraints, and low morale in the primary care setting.
A recent survey shows why many doctors are looking to other professions. Listen to Dr. Sidney Spiesel and surveyed physicians talk about their frustrations and coping mechanisms on NPR Audio News Clip.