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*