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. 


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