Medical IT: Physician Practices Now Spend Over $19k Per FTE Physician

The MGMA Cost Survey Report: 2013 Report Based on 2012 Data shows that medical practice expense per full-time equivalent physician for information technology has climbed to $19,439.

This is up 27.8 percent from the average in 2008, which was $15,211. According to the report, physician practices experienced increases in median staff costs. The total business operations staff per 10,000 patients increased 8.6 percent from 2011 to 7.13.

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