Proportion Of Solo-, Two-Physician Practices Declining

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Solo-, Two-Physician Practices

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"Physicians Moving to Mid-Sized, Single-Specialty Practices," Center for Studying Health System Change:The tracking report shows that the proportion of physicians in solo-and two-physician practices decreased from 40.7% in 1996-1997 to 32.5%in 2004-2005.

The study examines how practice trends reflect changingincentives, how trends vary by specialty and policy implications aspay-for-performance systems and health information technology gainpopularity (Center for Studying Health System Change release, 8/16).

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