A comprehensive look at the opinions of physicians in private practice.
A new report from PatientPoP, a software company specializing in patient engagement, examined what healthcare providers think of private practice, including their needs, successes, and desires to see and care for more patients.Here are the key findings:
Healthcare providers define practice growth as having more patients (70.5 percent) and more staff (30.5 percent), while greater profit was ranked third in importance (30.1 percent).
For providers that define growth as having more patients, 30.7 percent say they already achieve an ideal patient volume. For those focused on profit, only one in four say revenue is currently strong.
72.7 percent of providers are satisfied with their practice’s current level of success, while 11 percent are dissatisfied.
Providers’ wish list for their practices:
1) Easier workflow
2) Less administrative work
3) More revenue
4) Greater patient volume
5) Better patient communication
What providers find most important to practice success:
Providers who consider patient reviews important are:
Biggest practice frustrations:
Provider outlook for the future of private practice is mixed: