Health View: Dr. Michael Fine On the Decline of the Independent Physician
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
The self-employed, independent physician is being replaced by the employee physician. Recent statistics show that as recently as 2002, nearly 80 percent of American physicians were self-employed, dropping to below 50% in 2008. What does this mean for health care? Michael Fine, MD, GoLocalProv's medical expert, considers the outcome.