Fewer family physicians are in solo practices

Lars E. Peterson, Elizabeth Baxley, Carlos Roberto Jaén, Robert L. Phillips

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Abstract

Over the past 20 years there has been a statistically significant trend toward fewer family physicians identifying as being in solo practice. Further study to determine the reasons for this decline and its impact on access to care will be critical because rural areas are more dependent on solo practitioners.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-12
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Volume28
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

Keywords

  • Health care systems
  • Health policy
  • Rural health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Family Practice

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