Nov. 15, 2018 – Is It Proper For Private Equity Firms To Own Medical Practices?

I did a double take when I first saw the first story that gets us going today – private venture capital firms buying up medical practices? Yes. Like little doctor’s offices? Not really. Bigger practices, and there is a big impact. The American Medical Association is ‘studying’ this recent phenomenon, if that shows how big an issue it has become among doctors. Does patient care suffer when the bottom line is the bottom line? Does overcharging occur? Do doctors feel pressure to make the almighty dollar the ruler of all? Let’s explore this explosive topic today, when we go Beyond The Norm!