by Valerie Bauman
Staff Writer- Puget Sound Business Journal
Jul 11, 2014 by
Independent medical practices aren’t the job creators they once were for new doctors.
According to a new report by Merritt Hawkins, the country’s biggest physician search and consulting firm, hospitals were responsible for hiring 64 percent of new doctors so far this year.
That’s a major jump compared to the 11 percent of new physicians who landed in hospitals in 2004.