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Entrepreneurs Want Business and Medicine Separate for Rural Clinics

Currently, clinics must be owned by doctors to operate in Oregon, which creates a barrier for rural areas, where small-staffed doctor’s offices and clinics require doctors to divide too much time between practicing medicine and running a successful business.

Rural Oregon faces a healthcare shortage, which despite numerous attempts at a governmental fix with loan repayments, rural scholarship programs and a controversial and generous tax credit to rural providers, just seems to becoming worse.

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