More Physicians Move to Group Model Except Maybe Pathologists

Physicians continue to migrate toward larger group practice settings. Consolidation of physician group practices continues, although the pathology specialty seems to be resisting this trend. The American Medical Association reported in 2005 that about 40% of physician groups had 3 or 4 physicians, but those groups employed only about 11% of all group-practice positions. Conversely, only 1.4% of these groups had 100 or more doctors, but they represented almost 32% of the 247,000 physicians in...
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