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Psychiatrist Shortage Drives Search for Quick Solutions

2022-11-08T16:19:10-04:00By |Care Coordination, Health Insurance, Payer Trends|

Psychiatrist shortage by the numbers: The current workforce of about 45,580 psychiatrists must increase by 2,800 to meet today’s demands for psychiatric care. This works out to a 6.4 percent shortage. By 2025, that shortage could be as high as 6,090 psychiatrists, or 12 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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