When a Physician Leaves Practice, Do We Really All Lose?

The author of a recent article claimed that “we all lose” when an experienced physician prematurely leaves clinical medicine. Of course, it is inevitable that a clinical career will come to an end, but whether patients and society suffer depends on what that retiring doctor does next. More and more, it seems, they pursue other ways to help patients and add value to the system by pursuing non-clinical careers. – See more at: http://www.hcplive.com/contributor/arlen-meyers-md-mba/2015/11/when-a-physician-leaves-practice-do-we-really-all-lose#sthash.i3wTL5wW.dpuf