Nuance DAX infographic – orthopedic surgeon shortages

Orthopedic surgeon shortage looms while demand for services increase

In today’s competitive climate, you cannot afford to lose physicians and you need to attract new recruits to keep up with demand. Explore the infographic and learn what you can do to prepare.

What are you doing about orthopedic surgeon shortages?

50%-60% of orthopedic surgeons are burned out—20% higher than surgeons in general.


people 65 and older by 2050


of orthopedic surgeons in active practice are 55 years or older


projected increase in knee arthroplasties by 2030


projected shortage of orthopedic surgeons by 2025

The orthopedic surgeon shortage and the aging population

By 2025, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services predicts that there will be a nationwide shortage of 90,000 physicians. Burnout, COVID, retirement and limits on medical school and residency programs are the main reasons for the shortage.

Compounding the problem is an aging population. The number of people aged 65 and older is projected to reach 83.7 million by 2050*.

Are you prepared? Get the infographic to learn how you can help solve the problem.

*Clinical Advisor: Elderly population will reach 83.7M by 2050, 4/8/14

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