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Private equity companies’ acquisition of physician practices likely to accelerate

October 3, 2019

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First it was hospitals. Now it’s private equity companies that are buying up physician practices.

Acquisition of physician practices by private equity firms has increased dramatically during the past few years, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine in New York found that the current healthcare environment is accelerating the disappearance of independent physician practices.

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