Ob-Gyn Workload & Potential Shortages [Infographic]

 Erika Regulsky Tags: , , , Compliance, Practice Management

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Collaborative Care Models to Mitigate Shortages

There is going to be an acute shortage of ob gyn practitioners in the forthcoming years, according to a survey by Doximity. Shockingly, in most areas a large number of ob gyns are nearing retirement age. This could exacerbate an already tough situation. Around 37% of ob gyns are 55 years or older. It is critical that this issue is addressed and alternatives explored as the health outcomes of thousands of women are dependent on it.

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Conclusion

The shortage of ob gyn practitioners poses a real challenge because as the survey predicts the situation could only become more acute in the coming years. What do you think can be done to address this issue?

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I’m a multi-certified revenue cycle management professional and compliance officer with 20+ years of experience. I contribute articles to leading healthcare publications and journals. I am currently working as Senior Transition Manager, in BillingParadise headquartered at Diamond Bar, California. BillingParadise offers Medical Billing Services that intersect perfectly with the EMR/Practice management system you use.BillingParadise has offices in New Jersey, New York, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, and Texas.


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