Topic: Hospital-Employed Physicians
Nearly half of multiphysician practices surveyed say they get visited weekly by a pharma rep, and more than half keep closets for free samples.
The DOJ received $2.6 billion in recoveries involving healthcare fraud and false claims in fiscal 2019, officials announced.
Both doctors and blue chip athletes are in high demand and are being heavily recruited.
Last year marked a new milestone for physician practices. There are now fewer physician owners than employees, according to the AMA.
Over 18 months, hospitals acquired 8,000 more medical practices and 14,000 more physicians left independent practice to become hospital employees.
The quality of care is not better at physician-employed hospitals than other hospitals, according to a new study.
Tryon Medical Partners, which sued Atrium Health to set up an independent practice, has opened a $2.8 million gastrointestinal surgery center.
If you think independent physician practices are going the way of the dinosaur, you’d be wrong, according to one group of doctors.
Despite trends in industry consolidation, conflicts—including those over employment contracts—have pushed a number of doctors to leave their hospitals.
Where doctors would prefer to work and where the jobs actually are appear to be at odds, according to a new survey.