Key clinical point: These acquisitions might lead to greater efficiencies, but the impact on practice stability and patient care remains unclear.
Major finding: Private equity firms acquired 355 physician practice acquisitions from 2013 to 2016.
Study details: A review of physician group practice acquisitions by private equity firms using the Irving Levin Associates Health Care M&A data set.
Disclosures: No disclosures were reported.
Zhu JM et al. JAMA. 2020 Feb 18;323(17):663-5.