The top nine issues ruining medicine for physicians

December 24, 2018

Here are the issues that annoy and frustrate doctors and get in the way of treating patients and running practices.

At the end of every year, Medical Economics publishes a list of the top challenges facing physicians. This list is generated by surveying our physician readers.For this year’s list, we decided to recast the question. Instead of asking what challenges physicians face, our editorial staff wanted to hone in on what issues annoy and frustrate doctors and get in the way of what’s truly important: Treating patients and running practices.Here are the top nine issues ruining medicine for physicians.