Bring 'em on: key issues in merging medical practices.

The Journal of medical practice management : MPM

PubMedID: 26062326

Fernandez A, Niu M. Bring 'em on: key issues in merging medical practices. J Med Pract Manage. 2015;30(5):320-2.
More and more physicians are exploring strategic mergers to form larger group practices. A merger of medical practices will bring significant and long-term benefits to physicians. However, the challenges and barriers to creating a large medical group are substantial. This article will illustrate the benefits and challenges that should be considered when forming and operating large single-specialty group practices as well as outline the process of merging and integrating medical practices.