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Practice Types

Last Updated: October 1, 2018

General practice considerations

  • Leadership/management
    • Administrative structure: who has decision-making authority
    • Medical board / physician input?
    • Corporate vs physician mentality
  • Mentorship
  • Case diversity / scope of practice
  • Overall reputation, fiscal soundness

    • Major liabilities, recent large investments, lawsuits
  • Productivity challenges / competition

    • Size, reputation, penetration of other practices/hospitals
  • Compensation model, ancillary income, fiscal soundness (see below)
  • Geographic considerations

Practice Settings

Range of employment models and academic settings

  • Employment Models
    • Hospital employment
    • Multi-specialty group
    • Single-specialty group
    • Independent contractor or locum tenens
  • Academic Setting

    • Academic
    • Private Practice
    • Hybrid, Affiliate, or “...