AMA study reveals independent practice is still the prevalent model
The American Medical Association’s (AMA) Division of Economic and Health Policy Research recently released is latest study titled: “Updated Data on Physician Practice Arrangements: Inching Toward Hospital Ownership.” [If you are an AMA member you can login to download the study.]
The research shows physicians in small, independent practices are still in the majority, but the trend continues toward employment at larger practices and health systems.
“I wouldn’t say the game is over for solo physicians, but it’s the bottom of the ninth and you are behind. There is nothing going your way,” says a recruiting executive.
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