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Number of patients U.S. physicians saw per day 2012-2018

Number of patients that physicians in the U.S. saw per day from 2012 to 2018

by John Elflein, last edited May 13, 2019
Number of patients U.S. physicians saw per day 2012-2018 In 2018 the largest percentage of physicians saw between 11 and 20 patients per day. Just 1.3% of physicians saw between 51 and 60 patients per day during that year. When doctors face a high patient burden on a daily basis, research indicates that burn out or medical malpractice could be a result.
Physician time with patients

Physicians and patient time is an important part of a medical relationship. Among all practices, a majority of physicians spent between 17 and 24 minutes with patients. A lack of time between patients and physicians can also lead to patient mistrust. A recent survey indicated that just around half of patients trusted that their doctor prescribed drugs for them because it was the best possible product for them at the time.

Burn out among physicians

Another result of large patient burdens could be burn out. A large majority of physicians have had feelings of burnout in recent years. Different physician specialties have different levels of burnout. The top three specialties for burn out in recent years were urology, neurology and physical medicine/rehabilitation. Among the major causes of burnout among U.S. physicians, over one third of physicians indicated that spending too many hours was a primary factor that causes burnout.
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Number of patients that physicians in the U.S. saw per day from 2012 to 2018

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by John Elflein, last edited May 13, 2019
In 2018 the largest percentage of physicians saw between 11 and 20 patients per day. Just 1.3% of physicians saw between 51 and 60 patients per day during that year. When doctors face a high patient burden on a daily basis, research indicates that burn out or medical malpractice could be a result.
Physician time with patients

Physicians and patient time is an important part of a medical relationship. Among all practices, a majority of physicians spent between 17 and 24 minutes with patients. A lack of time between patients and physicians can also lead to patient mistrust. A recent survey indicated that just around half of patients trusted that their doctor prescribed drugs for them because it was the best possible product for them at the time.

Burn out among physicians

Another result of large patient burdens could be burn out. A large majority of physicians have had feelings of burnout in recent years. Different physician specialties have different levels of burnout. The top three specialties for burn out in recent years were urology, neurology and physical medicine/rehabilitation. Among the major causes of burnout among U.S. physicians, over one third of physicians indicated that spending too many hours was a primary factor that causes burnout.
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