Encouraging Hospitalists to Stick With You

Thrall, Terese Hudson
March 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2009, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p16
Trade Publication
This article reports on the need for hospital chief executive officers (CEOs) to pay closer attention to how long in-house physicians are likey to stay on the job as the number of and demand for hospitalists grows. 22% to 13% is the annual remover rates for hospitalists range, according to an analysis of "Today's Hospitalist 2008 Compensation & Career Survey." 26% of physicians responding to the survey plan to change jobs within the next two years. Joseph Miller of the Society of Hospital Medicine says there is a need to boost retention in hospitals.


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