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Physician satisfaction in a major chain of investor-owned walk-in centers
Family Medicine and Community Health Publications and Presentations
  • Suzanne B. Cashman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Cindy Lou Parks, Boston University
  • Arlene S. Ash, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • David Hemenway, Harvard School of Public Health
  • William J. Bicknell, Boston University
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Date
7-1-1990
Document Type
Article
Subjects
Adult; Ambulatory Care Facilities; Attitude of Health Personnel; Boston; Career Choice; Decision Making, Organizational; Female; Humans; Interprofessional Relations; *Job Satisfaction; Male; Middle Aged; Physician-Patient Relations; Physicians; Questionnaires; Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Abstract
This article describes physicians at a major chain of investor-owned free-standing walk-in centers and reports on their job satisfaction. They derived satisfaction from a sense of autonomy and the corporation's reliable provision of staff and supplies. Their job dissatisfaction results from the corporate emphasis on generating revenue and the lack of opportunity for professional interaction with colleagues.
Comments

Citation: Health Care Manage Rev. 1990 Summer;15(3):47-57. Link to article on publisher's website

At the time of publication, Suzanne Cashman and Arlene Ash were not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Related Resources
Link to Article in PubMed
PubMed ID
2398002
Citation Information
Suzanne B. Cashman, Cindy Lou Parks, Arlene S. Ash, David Hemenway, et al.. "Physician satisfaction in a major chain of investor-owned walk-in centers" Vol. 15 Iss. 3 (1990) ISSN: 0361-6274 (Linking)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/suzanne_cashman/6/