Significant historical changes in private practice psychiatry during the past two decades

Colin, Franco
August 2012
South African Journal of Psychiatry;Aug2012, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p75
Academic Journal
The article looks back at historical changes in private practice psychiatry in South Africa. It recognizes the contributions of private practice psychiatry to the success of private medicine. It mentions the creation of the Psychiatrists Management Group by private psychiatrists in order to the refusal by managed-care organizations not to use them to interference in their treatment of patients. The impact of planning the national health insurance on the group is also assessed.


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