PriMed in the News: Independent Physicians Say...
Thomas Greer, MD, a family practice physician with PriMed Patterson Woods was interviewed. Here is a excerpt:
Primary care doctors have faced some of the largest challenges in the current health care environment and are on average paid the least compared to other physician specialties. Leaders of PriMed Physicians said their physician-owned network in the Dayton area is a way for primary care doctors to band together while still having autonomy from a hospital. The doctors can pool resources for things like pricey electronic health record systems and share administration for growing data collection requirements.
“Part of the reason why previously independent physicians have joined hospital networks is to try to offload some of that,” said Dr. Tom Greer, physician manager. “Our advantage is we’re big enough where we can relieve some of that extra burden."
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