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Practice models that independent doctors should consider
 

Practice models that independent doctors should consider

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It has been getting more difficult for independent doctors to hold their own medical practice in today’s medical environment. Here, we look at a few solutions in the form of practice models that have been tried and tested by many independent doctors.
 
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19 Jul 2017 - General
 
Madhubabu kaaja Thank you for sharing your input. I think that every career path has roughly the same options and it depends on how much one is willing to invest at the juncture of his/her respective career. I agree with you that starting out with an affiliation to a certain company/institution will help build connections with other colleagues and a referral system can be established. There is no right or wrong ch...
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Chih Chiang Nieh Thank you for sharing your preference. I think that most doctors (me included) will prefer the traditional model approach where one does not think of compromising sovereignty for financial leverage. I honestly think this is a great choice. At this juncture of my career though, I would opt for professional partnership first to subsidize costs but the goal is still to practice with the traditional...
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Thank you for sharing this topic Mark Edmon Tan.
The three types of models namely:
1.) Traditional - full autonomy and can be a group of physicians working together; Disadvantage is one needs to have more resources as spending capital
2.) Hospital affiliation - Easier operation with less financial burden by securing ties with a hospital; Disadvantage is that one does not have full independence with operation decision-making
3.) Professional partnerships - partnered with an associ...
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This is a very nice article for discussion with everyone who wishes to start his/her practice. There are three types of models namely:
1.) Traditional - full autonomy and can be a group of physicians working together; Disadvantage is one needs to have more resources as spending capital
2.) Hospital affiliation - Easier operation with less financial burden by securing ties with a hospital; Disadvantage is that one does not have full independence with operation decision-making
3.) Prof...
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