Radiation Oncology Practices Owned by Private Companies? Does Corporate Medicine Work in Radiation Oncology?John Leung*
Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre, 352 South Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
- *Corresponding Author:
- John Leung
Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre
352 South Terrace, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8228 6700
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: June 12, 2012; Accepted date: June 21, 2012; Published date: June 25, 2012
Citation: Leung J (2012) Radiation Oncology Practices Owned by Private Companies? Does Corporate Medicine Work in Radiation Oncology? J Nucl Med Radiat Ther S6:008. doi:10.4172/2155-9619.S6-008
Copyright: © 2012 Leung J. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
• Radiation oncology practised in public hospitals or private practice. • Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre is sole private practice provider of services in South Australia. • Corporate medicine not involved in radiation oncology. • Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre bought out by private company in 2008. • Rationale, benefits and disadvantages discussed.