Saturday, May 22nd 2010

Surgical Specialties Drive Hospital Revenue

Merritt Hawkins posted a survey of 114 hospitals on the revenue physicians generate for the hospital through their activities. No surprise but surgeons and proceduralists generate the most. Topping the list are neurosurgeons.

This is taken from the WSJ Health Blog:

Specialty Avg Revenue Avg Income
Neurosurgery $2,815,650 $571,000
Cardiology/Invasive $2,240,366 $475,000
Orthopedic Surgery $2,117,764 $481,000
General Surgery $2,112,492 $321,000
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