He is looking at me. Trying his hardest. Passion, yet anger, in his eyes.
Everything I know about him and his tenure in the community helps me understand how difficult this conversation is. Everything I see in his eyes helps me understand how painful this is.
Private practice is dying…on the vine…in America.
The practices fold or reach a critical point and they come running to Big Med to fix all the problems.
Absorb. Acquire. Integrate. Consolidate.
Every week I get a call.
“Will you buy my charts? Why not? I have been a longstanding provider in this community?
“Will you buy my practice? Why not? I have been loyal to the system?”