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Why do Rural Primary-Care Physicians Sell Their Practices?

Description
Evaluated why rural primary care physicians sold their practices, based on a survey in five states that looked at changes of ownership during the period from 1995 to 1998. Examined the factors that led independent physicians to sell their practices to either non-local buyers, local hospitals, or local physicians.
Author(s)
Jeffrey Stensland, Michelle Brasure, Ira Moscovice
Date
06/2000
Type
Document
Organization
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Healthcare business and finance · Physicians · Primary care · California · Ohio · Texas · Utah · Virginia