And that’s why physicians are burning out. This detailed infographic shows what you may already be feeling: The patient population is exploding, placing an undue burden on the physician population. athenahealth can help your Texas medical group reduce physician burnout and stay competitive.
Right now, there is only one physician for every 535 Texans. That’s 45th in the nation for number of physicians per population1. Unusually high demand, combined with an increase in administrative tasks, makes Texas physicians more vulnerable to burnout.
Premiums are skyrocketing, and as a result, patients are responsible for more of their own medical expenses. The state’s largest health insurer, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, raised rates by 60% in 2017. 2
9.4% Americans are uninsured—but that number is 17% in the state of Texas3. It’s the highest rate in the nation.
With athenahealth’s help
Physicians close 74% of encounters the same day, and only do 11 % of documentation outside office hours
86% of patient liability is received within 5 months, and 94% of claims are adjudicated after a first pass
We connect 9,427 providers across 927 clients in the state of Texas
Let’s help your medical group stay successful (without physician burnout)