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TABLE 2

Number of Physicians, Comparison With 2018 American Board of Pediatrics Count of Pediatricians by Subspecialty, Patient Encounters, and Active Time by Using the EHR in the Ambulatory Setting During 2018 Included in the Analysis by Specialty

Pediatric SubspecialtyStudy Physicians, CountABP Physicians, Count (%)Patient Encounters, CountActive EHR Time, min, Mean ± SD
Surgery 632 — 215 062 6.82 ± 9.85 
Cardiology 1421 2587 (55) 455 782 12.41 ± 9.08 
Critical care 1174 2603 (45) 45 054 13.01 ± 11.54 
General 23 473 65 146 (36) 17 646 576 13.53 ± 8.50 
Gastroenterology 792 1725 (46) 496 532 17.52 ± 9.53 
Pulmonology 474 1181 (40) 253 312 17.16 ± 13.22 
Hematology-oncology 1088 2699 (40) 377 786 17.18 ± 11.37 
Nephrology 336 711 (47) 161 101 17.74 ± 10.66 
Endocrinology 666 1589 (42) 561 755 19.72 ± 12.13 
Infectious diseases 376 1488 (25) 54 674 20.82 ± 10.33 
Rheumatology 171 423 (40) 105 368 26.41 ± 5.56 
Total 31 551 70 748 (44) 20 674 306 — 
Pediatric SubspecialtyStudy Physicians, CountABP Physicians, Count (%)Patient Encounters, CountActive EHR Time, min, Mean ± SD
Surgery 632 — 215 062 6.82 ± 9.85 
Cardiology 1421 2587 (55) 455 782 12.41 ± 9.08 
Critical care 1174 2603 (45) 45 054 13.01 ± 11.54 
General 23 473 65 146 (36) 17 646 576 13.53 ± 8.50 
Gastroenterology 792 1725 (46) 496 532 17.52 ± 9.53 
Pulmonology 474 1181 (40) 253 312 17.16 ± 13.22 
Hematology-oncology 1088 2699 (40) 377 786 17.18 ± 11.37 
Nephrology 336 711 (47) 161 101 17.74 ± 10.66 
Endocrinology 666 1589 (42) 561 755 19.72 ± 12.13 
Infectious diseases 376 1488 (25) 54 674 20.82 ± 10.33 
Rheumatology 171 423 (40) 105 368 26.41 ± 5.56 
Total 31 551 70 748 (44) 20 674 306 — 

ABP, American Board of Pediatrics; —, not applicable.

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