Recent Research in the Media

Recent Publications

  • Monetizing Medicine: Private Equity and Competition in Physician and Practice Markets Addendums

    “The addendums provide additional data and more detailed information regarding metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) that had a private equity (PE) firm with 30+% or 50+% market share in 2021 for one or more of the ten physician specialties analyzed in the report. Addendum 1 provides the physician specialty, the name of the physician practice, and the PE firm with the 30+% or 50+% market share for most of the MSAs mentioned in the original report. Addendum 2 presents the MSA-level three year post-PE price increase for the affected specialty.”

    Addendums authored by by Richard M. Scheffler and Daniel R. Arnold | Link to the addenda and full report.

  • Monetizing Medicine: Private Equity and Competition in Physician and Practice Markets

    Check out the Petris Center’s recent report on the rise of private equity firms in acquiring physician practices, in collaboration with AAI and the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. The study covers ten medical specialties across the United States, offering insights into private equity’s impact on market concentration and healthcare expenditure. Lead author Richard Scheffler expresses concerns over shifts towards prioritizing profits over patient care, with far-reaching implications in the practice of medicine.

    By Richard M. Scheffler, Laura Alexander, Brent D. Fulton, Daniel R. Arnold, Ola A. Abdelhadi | Link to the full report here

Petris Director Joins the Better Healthcare Policy Group