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The Stress of the Pandemic Drove These Doctors to Retirement

Stephen Rockower is an orthopedic surgeon in suburban Rockville, Maryland. He’d built his own practice for more than a decade with a partner, and things were busy and going well. Then, in March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered many cities, including his own. Residents in his area began delaying care, not wanting to expose themselves…

Why Are Physicians Delaying Retirement?

While many physicians are delaying retirement for various reasons, some older physicians have resisted using electronic health records, which may lead them to retire before they are ready.

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