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Building a Medical Practice: Does Government Help or Hinder?
The Health Care Blog

Over 30 years ago, I began a cardiology group practice in St. Petersburg, Florida, Bay Area Heart Center. I invested $30,000––all of my savings at the time, and worked 90-110 hours per week for three years before I hired a partner. Since then the practice has grown to about 50 employees, including twelve physicians. I was taken aback by President Obama’s recent remark, “If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”