ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Large multispecialty group practice

May 2004 Issue
Implementing Advanced Access in a Group Practice Network [Feature]

This group’s improved availability has contributed to increases in patient satisfaction, new patients and productivity.


Nov-Dec 1999 Issue
Smaller Is Looking Better [Editor's Page]

Reflects on signs that large-scale integration of health care organizations may not be working and that a new kind of smallish group practice may be what's needed.


Nov-Dec 1999 Issue
Disintegration: How Employed Doctors Are Landing on Their Feet [Feature]

As integrated organizations come apart, family physicians are finding a variety of ways to bail out.


Oct 1999 Issue
Redefining Corporate Medicine [Editorial]

Argues for large physician organizations as a way of keeping the proper balance between the clinical and the financial rather than letting nonphysician managed care organizations emphasize the financial at the expense of the clinical.


Jun 1999 Issue
Big Business and Bad Medicine [Editorial]

Editorial arguing that efforts to make medicine into big business are doomed to failure because they are economically unsound and because medicine is an art, not a business, and an art that depends on the doctor being set apart as special, not shoved into a slot with other "providers."


May 1999 Issue
Developing "Groupthink" in a Multispecialty Group [Feature]

Following these ‘commandments’ leads doctors along a path of humility, commitment to the group — and success.


May 1999 Issue
A Case Study in Developing a Successful Medical Group [Feature]

This group thrives by keeping doctors in control and by putting the interests of primary care physicians first.



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