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CMT SPOTLIGHT: Meet Dr. Espinosa — “Making the Switch From Hospital to Concierge Practice.” ~J. Colwell

By Janet Colwell

drespinosa4MAY 16, 2016 – When general internist Edward Espinosa began his career at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta nine years ago, he planned to eventually transition from hospital- to office-based practice. However, the more he learned about the frustrations of the traditional fee-for-service environment, the less confident he became about taking that path.

“The hospital was willing to set me up in a clinic but then I found out that I would need to see 25 patients a day,” says Espinosa, 43, who now runs Buckhead Concierge Internal Medicine in Atlanta. “It defeated the reason I wanted to practice outpatient medicine in the first place, which was to decrease my volume of patients and be less impersonal and rushed.”

CONTINUE READING “Making the Switch From Hospital to Concierge Practice.” ~J. Colwell — FULL STORY …

SOURCE: http://www.physicianspractice.com/practice-models/making-switch-hospital-concierge-practice/page/0/1#sthash.bLn1k9NX.dpuf

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