Amednews.com — June 24, 2013
When James Franks, MD, imagined his career as a physician, it looked like the life he remembers his family doctor having.
“My idea was to be the doctor who sits in my office, sees my patients and takes care of them,” he said. “I guess that was me being part naive and part believing in the ideal situation.”
Physicians in private practice say they are struggling financially compared with employed peers, but according to a recent CareCloud/QuantiaMD study that sacrifice is worth the autonomy.