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Health Care Reform Driving Physicians Together
California Healthline

When the American Hospital Association recently reported that the number of physicians employed by hospitals rose 34% between 2000 and 2010, it was interesting but not exactly earth-shattering news. In fact, the AHA report was just the latest to show a steady increase in hospital employment of physicians across the last decade. And while the growth rate is noteworthy, the total number of hospital-employed physicians — AHA placed it at about 25% of active physicians — still doesn’t seem that enormous.