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