October 2007
HealthLeaders Magazine;Oct2007, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p16
The article cites a report by Merritt, Hawkins & Associates (MHA), that signing bonuses are becoming an incentive to recruit physicians. Hospitals offered signing bonuses to physicians in 72 percent of searches that MHA conducted in 2006, which increased from 46 percent in 2005. The bonuses ranged from $5,000 to $100,000.


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