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Unemployment rates in the 10 best states for physicians (Becker’s)

In Becker’s, Riz Hatton details the “10 Best States for Physicians”.

All the states in Medscape’s top 10 states for physicians to practice have unemployment rates under the national average except Texas, which has an unemployment rate of 4.1 percent.

Here are the top 10 states for physicians to practice along with their unemployment rate as of June:

1. Idaho: 2.5 percent

2. Georgia: 2.9 percent

3. South Dakota: 2.3 percent

4. Texas: 4.1 percent

5. Indiana: 2.4 percent

6. North Dakota: 2.5 percent

7. Nebraska: 1.9 percent

8. Oklahoma: 2.9 percent

9. Utah: 2 percent

10. Florida: 2.8 percen

11 things that attract patients to a new practice (Becker’s)

Interesting new article in Becker’s ASC from Claire Wallace, “11 things that attract patients to a new practice

Seventy-three percent of patients keep a “mental scorecard” on their likes and dislikes about their healthcare provider’s office, a new study from EHR company ModMed and OnePoll found.

The 2022 “ModMed Patient Experience Report” used a random survey, conducted between Feb. 2 and Feb. 4, of 2,000 participants to determine what is important to them in seeking out a practice.

The survey results, released July 28, revealed 11 things that are most important to patients:

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The booming healthcare trend drawing investors to ASCs (Becker’s)

From Becker’s ASC Review…

Paige Haeffele writes in her July 28, 2022 article “The booming healthcare trend drawing investors to ASCs”

The draw of value-based care systems is becoming more apparent as big health industry players, investors and health systems migrate to the lower costs and better patient outcomes they provide.

Many ASC companies are securing partnerships to bolster value-based care. In May, Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners joined with ValueHealth to bring its value-based surgical care to its practices.

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