What You Need to Know Before Acquiring an Oncology Practice

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Oncology Issues

Over the last several years, a remarkable number of private medical oncology groups have shifted to hospital and/or health system employment. Given the critical importance of the oncology service line, many hospitals and health systems have either acquired a group of medical oncologists or are likely to do so in the near future. While the acquisition of a medical oncology practice offers a variety of benefits to a hospital and/or health system, the expected financial results are frequently not attained. This article explores the issues hospitals and health systems must address to ensure the strong financial performance of the acquired practice.

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