Florida Hospital Buys Large Cardiology Practice

10:07 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Florida Hospital Buys Large Cardiology Practice

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The latest example of consolidation between hospitals and medical groups has some worried that it could lead to price increases.
Adding to the growing trend toward hospitals acquiring physician practices, Florida Hospital announced Monday that its medical group has purchased one of the region's largest cardiology practices. Florida Heart Group's 19 cardiologists and 125 workers became employees of Florida Hospital on Jan. 1.