Tag - employed physician

Hospitals Buying Private Practices: The Impact on Consumers and Physicians

May 7th, 2014 The goal of vertical integration is to reduce healthcare spending and increase the quality of patient care by improving communication across care settings and reducing duplication of effort. But is it working?

Choosing Physician Employment over Private Practice

April 25th, 2014 Employment or private practice? This is one of the toughest choices physicians—especially those right out of residency or fellowship—have to face. Medscape recently surveyed 4,600 doctors to find out the benefits and challenges of working as an employed physician.

Weighing the Security of Physician Hospital Employment

October 2nd, 2013 In these uncertain times, many healthcare providers are turning to the stability of hospital employment. But does becoming a salaried provider come at a high price? Learn about the pros and cons of hospital positions.