• Revenue Cycle Management
  • COVID-19
  • Reimbursement
  • Diabetes Awareness Month
  • Risk Management
  • Patient Retention
  • Staffing
  • Medical Economics® 100th Anniversary
  • Coding and documentation
  • Business of Endocrinology
  • Telehealth
  • Physicians Financial News
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cardiovascular Clinical Consult
  • Locum Tenens, brought to you by LocumLife®
  • Weight Management
  • Business of Women's Health
  • Practice Efficiency
  • Finance and Wealth
  • EHRs
  • Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Sponsored Webinars
  • Medical Technology
  • Billing and collections
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Exclusive Content
  • Value-based Care
  • Business of Pediatrics
  • Concierge Medicine 2.0 by Castle Connolly Private Health Partners
  • Practice Growth
  • Concierge Medicine
  • Business of Cardiology
  • Implementing the Topcon Ocular Telehealth Platform
  • Malpractice
  • Influenza
  • Sexual Health
  • Chronic Conditions
  • Technology
  • Legal and Policy
  • Money
  • Opinion
  • Vaccines
  • Practice Management
  • Patient Relations
  • Careers

2008 Survey Methodology


At the end of March we e-mailed questionnaires for the Medical Economics 2008 Exclusive Survey to 175,956 MDs and DOs in office-based practice throughout the US. The sample included 98,819 subscribers to various Advanstar-owned publications-Patient Care, Geriatrics, Contemporary Pediatrics, Contemporary Ob/Gyn, and Medical Economics, among others.

The survey also was sent via e-mail to 77,137 physicians from the AMA master list maintained by Direct Medical Data, split among various specialties. A reminder mailing was sent out about a week after the initial e-mail; a second reminder went out a week after that. We received 6,669 usable responses, representing a response rate of 4 percent. The maximum statistical error at the 95 percent confidence level is ± 1.2 percent.

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