5 Tactics for Creating a Blueprint for Physician Recruitment

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For most healthcare organizations, the key to success lies in its ability to recruit and retain top doctors.

No matter the size or scope, a healthcare system or hospital is only as good as the care it provides and the credentials of its physician population.Yet, physician recruitment remains one of the most daunting challenges for healthcare recruiters. According to the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters, 45 percent of searches were to replace a departing physician provider; 33 percent of which were still unfilled at the end of a year. According to same survey, 131 days was the typical time period to fill a primary care position, the most sought-after of all physician roles.

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