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Private Practice Medicine To Be A Thing Of The Past

I’ve written previously that the days of the private practice physician are numbered. A detailed piece from the New York Times confirms the exodus.

Young doctors who are burdened with medical school debt exceeding $150,000 are opting for the financial stability that a salary from a hospital-owned practice, or a large integrative medical center, can bring. Gone are the days where a solo practitioner can hang a shingle and practice in a small office, or in days past, a room adjoining their home.

Read more here: Private practice medicine will soon become extinct.

*This blog post was originally published at KevinMD.com*


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One Response to “Private Practice Medicine To Be A Thing Of The Past”

  1. It is clear that young doctors will need to smart about how/where to open their private practice. With the ability to showcase their CV and practice online, they will be able to capture the 75% of patients who are searching the web for a doctors appointment.

    Nikolaos I. Kakavoulis, MD
    Founding Team at HealthLeap
    http://www.healthleap.com

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