Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 1
Lecture:Structure and Function of Health Care Facilities and Hospital Units
Slide content:Sole Proprietorship Clinic Functions as a small private office Run by a single physician with a small staff Owner assumes all obligations/liabilities This type of practice is increasingly rare 4
Slide notes:A sole proprietorship outpatient clinic is generally a small private office in which a physician works alone, assisted by one person or, at most, a few medical assistants and administrative personnel. Because of legal and financial liabilities for the physician, this form of practice is increasingly rare. 4