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Relocation Survey

The following survey ranks, in order of importance, those factors influencing a physician’s decision to relocate:

FACTOR RANK PERCENT RESPONDING
General desire for change  1 62%
Insufficient income  2 50%
More desirable geography  3 47%
Better climate 4 43%
Better economic conditions 5 40%
Group dynamics 6 37%
Partnership/Personal
goals inconsistent
7 34%
Desire for a group practice 8 32%
Malpractice rates  9 24%
Retirement option
 in a few years
 
10   22%
Declining practice 11 21%
Desire for urban practice 12 19%
Desire for rural practice 13 15%
Divorce 14 11%
Remarriage  15 10%
Desire for solo practice 16 9%
Care of elderly parents 17 8%
Malpractice claims 18 7%

Source: MD Network research

                                                                                                                        

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