The author presents a commentary on the interactions and economic consequences of managed care, health service delivery systems, academic medicine, and psychiatry. The author recommends the creation of divisions of private practice psychiatry within academic psychiatry departments as a means to address the increasing financial pressures as well as to foster medical education, quality medical care, and clinical research.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Psychiatry and Mental health
- Academic medicine
- Health service delivery systems
- Managed care