Private medical practice: obstacle to health for all.

@inproceedings{Mi1984PrivateMP,
  title={Private medical practice: obstacle to health for all.},
  author={Roemer Mi},
  year={1984}
}
If a large percentage of physician time is allocated to a minority of the population the majority will be ill served and this is essentially what happens when a large proportion of the available physicians in a country engage in private practice. Treatment to the ambulatory patient along with drugs constitutes only 1 relatively small segment of a national health system yet this is the sphere of private medical practice -- a practice that is entirely dependent on the operation of all other parts… CONTINUE READING