Trend Watch: Physician Practice Acquisitions 2012-2013

Tracking Which Physician Practices Hospitals are Acquiring

Are hospitals actively acquiring physician practices? If so, which specialties?

In this report, we share the findings of Jackson Healthcare's first national study of hospital practice acquisitions.


This survey was conducted via online and telephone surveys with hospital executives from November 1st through December 15th, 2012.

A total of 118 participants completed the survey. Online respondents were self-selected with 68 completing the survey. Fifty participants completed the telephone survey conducted by Survey Sampling International.

The error range for this survey at the 95th percent confidence level is nine percent.