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Reform, other changes trigger doctors’ network
Ventura County Star

More than 250 doctors in Ventura County are developing a network designed to make sure they communicate about a patient’s care and meet other standards aimed at driving down costs, triggering reimbursement bonuses and keeping people out of hospitals.

Called an integrated care network, it belongs to a partnership trend that some observers say could push a doctor with a solo practice to the edge of extinction.