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Vital signs.

Internists Spent More Than 36 Hours Per Week in Direct
Patient Care in 2007

                                          Mean clinical hours per week

Hospitalist: internal medicine (n = 755)               41.8
General ob.gyn. (n = 1,292)                            38.0
General internal medicine (n = 1,292)                  38.0
General internal medicine (n = 3,046)                  36.4
Family practice w/o ob. (n = 4,287                     36.1
General pediatrics (n = 1,876)                         35.3

Note: Clinical hours do not include time spent on administrative tasks.
Source: 2007 survey data, Medical Group Management Association

Note: Table made from bar graph.
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Date:Nov 1, 2008
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