Docs Vent as Feds Investigate Private Equity, Consolidation in Medicine – MDEdge

Read article - Kenneth Dolkart, a clinical assistant professor of medicine, is quoted in an article about how private equity ownership and consolidation of health care organizations affects patient care and costs. "If a publicly traded private insurance or private equity company is interested in their short-term quarterly profits or stock price, there is little interest in the … effective management of chronic disease, other than that which fulfills a 'value-based' metric," Dolkart said.