TITLE

Hospitals Wise Up When Adding Physician Practices

AUTHOR(S)
ASTON, GERI
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2013, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article report on an increase which is being seen in 2013 in the number of U.S. hospitals that are purchasing physician practices as a result of health care reform and associated changes in payment models. A discussion of several hospitals that have purchased and integrated physician practices, including Banner Health in Arizona and Cox Health Regional Services, is presented. The challenges and benefits of purchasing physician practices are examined. INSET: EXECUTIVE CORNER.
ACCESSION #
86194380

 

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