October 19, 2021

More Physicians Are Now Employees Rather Than Owners

This is the main story in a series examining how trends in healthcare ownership are impacting physician practice. Click here for a sidebar on what physician autonomy means today, and here for a sidebar on how private equity in particular is driving employment trends.

Sterling Ransone, Jr., MD, is a third-generation family physician. But even one generation ago, the practice of medicine was much different. Though Ransone followed in his father's footsteps as a rural family doctor, he didn't do so in the same shoes. Continue reading