Many aging doctors face financial pressures that make them reluctant to retire. Sometimes, their peers may notice changes in their ability to practice, but are hesitant to confront or report their colleagues if they suspect age to be the issue.
Be sure your Physician Health Policy is up to date with safeguards in place to protect patients, assist your aging medical staff and guide medical staff leaders through these tough decisions.
A recent article in The New York Times discusses the issue of aging physicians. To read the article, click here:
Source: The New York Times