Structures of Medical Practices


Medical practices are often structured depending on a variety of factors—finances, availability, location and space, etc. Sowers, Newman, and Langdon (2013) contend that there are a variety of medical practice structures, including, but not limited to: (1) solo practice, (2) group practice, and (3) multispecialty group practice.

  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of these types of medical practices and
  • Assess how, if at all, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact each type of practice.

Navigate to Google Scholar and review the following article:

Sowers, K. W., Newman, P. R., & Langdon, J. C. (2013). Evolution of
physician-hospital alignment models: A case study of comanagement.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 471(6), 1818–1823.

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