As physician organizations adapt their incentives, processes, and structures to accommodate the demands of an increasingly competitive and performance-sensitive external environment, the development of more effective administrative and managerial mechanisms becomes critical to success.
The emergence of physician practice management companies (PPMCs) represents a potentially positive step for physician practices seeking increased economies of scale through consolidation, as well as enhanced access to financial capital.
However, economic and finance theory, coupled with some empirical « arithmetic » regarding the financial and operational performance of leading publicly traded PPMCs, suggest caution in one's forecasts of the future prospects for these evolving corporateforms.
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecin, Organisation, Gestion, Compagnie, Pratique professionnelle, Organisation santé, Organisme professionnel, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physician, Organization, Management, Company, Professional practice, Public health organization, Professional organization, Human, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0436330
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 22/03/2000.