Medical group employment decisions are three-fold

Peyser, Neal; Foreman, M. Shane
August 2000
Managed Healthcare;Aug2000, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p40
Trade Publication
Presents a framework for hiring physicians for health maintenance organizations in the United States. Use of economics, value and market requirements to arrive at a decision; Evolution of the medical group as an alternative structure; Economics of group practice in medicine.


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