1ST EVER: Less Than Half of Docs Own Their Practices

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According to a study by the American Medical Association only 47.1% of practicing physicians had an ownership stake in their practice last year. This is the first time in American history that less than half of physicians owned their practices. Many factors were cited as reasons for the change, and among them were the market effects of payment models, information technology requirements, compliance costs, etc. Source: Modern Healthcare.

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