2022 Physician Report: Top 10 issues facing physicians this year


Staffing and supply shortages at medical practices make the list for the first time.

While the top issues physicians identified remained similar to previous years, new challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Great Resignation were felt by practices, according to the 2022 Physician Report.

For the first time in 2022, physicians identified supply shortages and lack of staffing as among the top 10 issues. See the slideshow above for the full list.

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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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