2022 Physician Report: Primary care physicians report seeing fewer patients per week

How many patients does the average primary care physician see per week?

Primary care physicians have never been more busy: The average doctor works well beyond the typical 40-hour work week.

At the same time, primary care physicians are seeing fewer patients per week, according to the 2022 Physician Report.

Check out the slideshow above for data on physician productivity and hours worked

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About the survey

Medical Economics® is proud to present the 2022 Physician Report, the 93rd year of this survey of doctors. Our in-depth survey presents exclusive data collected from our physician audience on salaries, productivity, malpractice rates, the state of the profession and much more. The survey was conducted by HRA®, a full-service health care market research agency and a brand of MJH Life Sciences®. Data were collected from physicians who responded to email invitations during the first quarter of 2022.

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