This HND piece critiques the notion that COVID-19, all by itself, is causing private medical practices to close. Anyone who has studied healthcare since the advent of Medicare, knows quite well that factors have been in play for more than 50 years that have worked to undermine the private practice of medicine.
We trace that history, and describe how practices that are currently successful are bucking the trend. In most cases, they have created a niche, and also use medical scribes. Still, the majority of practices these days large, or are affiliated with hospitals.
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