Medical Economics July 28, 2021
After the pandemic setback, independent practices are optimistic and even more committed to providing quality care.
While the COVID-19 pandemic introduced a lot of uncertainty among independent physicians, they are still optimistic about the future of their practice.
The State of the Independent Practice report from medical software company Kareo gathered survey responses from 1,300 independent practices across 50 specialties. The results give a look at the state of the industry as the pandemic seems to be coming to an end.
Impact of the pandemic
The early days of the COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating effect on independent practices as many patients avoided crowded waiting rooms and limitations on elective procedures drove 11 percent of respondents to temporarily close during...