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Will COVID-19 cause the end of private practice in medicine? | Expert Opinion – The Philadelphia Inquirer

It is sad that the era of private practice medicine may be ending. Many practices, even the largest ones, have seen income plummet during the pandemic. Some may not reopen, and others will struggle. Hospitals will absorb their practices and life will go on. In the scheme of loss and tragedy from COVID-19, this is… Read More »

How much is a private flu jab

Serious side effects of the injected flu vaccine are very how. Les Steed hannah crouch Josie Griffiths. Practice Plus. As seen on TV. Much On NHS. It is given as an injection, usually in the upper arm. Who can get the flu jab for free? You may get jab slight temperature and aching muscles for… Read More »

HSE spends almost €7 million on private ambulances in eight months

Letterkenny University Hospital had the biggest at just over €1 million.  The HSE spent nearly €7 million on private ambulances in the first eight months of this year. This is a large increase on the €4.3 million spent in all of 2014. The National Ambulance Service responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day but often struggles to meet… Read More »

Her toddler died weeks after leaving ICE custody. She’s suing a private prison company for $40 million

Yazmin Juárez, who testified in Congress earlier this month about her 21-month-old daughter’s death, filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking $ 40 million in damages from CoreCivic, which runs the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. Juarez and her daughter, Mariee, were detained for three weeks at the 2,400-bed facility last year. Mariee died… Read More »

Private equity gobbles up dermatology practices, raising questions about outcomes, costs

Dive Brief: Fewer dermatologists are working solo compared to a decade ago as private equity has upped its stake in dermatology practices nationwide, according to a new report in JAMA Dermatology. The latest study found 17 different PE groups acquired 184 practices over a six-year period, snapping up about 381 clinics overall. PE acquisitions helped… Read More »

Private equity in gastroenterology: Is it the future?

An excerpt from Private Equity in Gastroenterology: Navigating the Next Wave. A long time ago, gastroenterologists ran solo or small group practices. Despite the myriad challenges of running a medical business, doctors enjoyed the independence that private practices offered. But over the years, everything got too complicated. From insurance reimbursements to regulatory compliance to even patient… Read More »