Family Docs #1 return on investment, #3 revenue generator

The 2013 Merritt Hawkins survey of inpatient and outpatient revenue generated for hospitals by different specialties contained some pleasant surprises for family docs.

Check out this YouTube clip for a short video of the data: http://youtu.be/Y38JYZvK-9Q

We don’t make the Top 5 in salary:

Neurosurgery

$669,000

Orthopedic Surgery

$519,000

Cardiology (Invasive)

$512,000

Urology

$461,000

Gastroenterology

$433,000

But look at the top 5 revenue generators:

Orthopedic Surgery

$2,683,510

Cardiology (Invasive)

$2,169,643

Family Medicine

$2,067,567

General Surgery

$1,860,566

Internal Medicine

$1,843,137

And the Top 5 specialties by return on investment (dollars in revenue generated per dollar spent on salary):

Family Medicine

10.9

Internal Medicine

9.1

Psychiatry

5.8

Ob / Gyn

5.6

General Surgery

5.4

 

 

 

 

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