Whether You Call It “Direct Primary Care” or “Concierge Medicine,” Is It The Future?

The Healthcare Marketer

Screen Shot 2013-09-08 at 12.30.49 PMFor a while now I’ve been meaning to write a post about “Direct Primary Care” or “Concierge Medicine.” This is a trend that doesn’t get enough attention at a time when everyone is talking about creating sustainable models of care. Recently I received the nudge I needed to write this post. Patrick Jonas, MD, (@apjonas on Twitter), sent me a Tweet about the Direct Primary Care National Summit coming up October 11 & 12, 2013 in St. Louis, MO. (You may know of Dr. Jonas from his Dr. Synonymous Blog and the Dr. Synonymous Show on Blog Talk Radio.)

Here’s how Direct Primary Care is explained on the Direct Primary Care Coalition website (http://www.dpcare.org/):

“Direct primary care practices offer a membership-based approach to routine and preventive care that can dramatically reduce health care costs for individuals, families and businesses.

At the core of a direct primary care…

View original post 479 more words

About Concierge Medicine Journal

Concierge Medicine Journal (CMJ) curates breaking concierge medicine news, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics relevant to the practice of Concierge Medicine.

No comments yet... Be the first to leave a reply!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: