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VIDEO: MedPage Today Interview with Leading Concierge Doctor Thomas LaGrelius, MD

  Medpage today interviewed one of the top physicians practicing concierge medicine, Thomas LaGrelius, MD of Skypark Preferred Family Care. Dr. LaGrelius is also the President of the American College of Private Physicians, a professional association for established, successfully functioning direct practices.

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VIDEO: What Is It Like At A Concierge Medicine Practice? By Choice Physicians of South Florida

Concierge Medicine in South Florida The dynamic husband and wife team at Choice Physicians of South Florida gives us a personal look at a concierge medicine practice and what a patient can expect from a concierge medicine doctor. Their unique personalized practice offers patients a chance to experience what medicine should be like for everyone. […]

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VIDEO: Obamacare in Three and a Half Minutes From Our Friends in Maine

Wendell Potter columnist at Center for Public Integrity and healthinsurance.org posted his take on the video on Huffington Post “The Blog” September 9th, 2013. “But don’t just take my word for it. Set aside 3 ½ minutes and let 21-year-old Maggie Ditré lay it out for you in a remarkably simple and informative video she […]

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Concierge Medicine in North Texas

DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – Frustrated with packed waiting rooms, mounting paperwork and falling reimbursements, thousands of physicians are abandoning traditional practices in favor of what’s being called ‘concierge’ or ‘boutique’ medical practices. Doctors typically charge a flat fee that can range from a few thousand dollars a year to $50,000 annually in some parts of […]

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Erie’s First Direct Primary Care Practice – Izbicki Family Medicine

Direct Primary Care Is Growing Beginning in September 2013, Izbicki Family Medicine is excited to pioneer Erie’s 1st insurance-medical practice, known as Direct Primary Care.  As a Direct Primary Care Practice, Izbicki Family Medicine will operate on a monthly membership, which provides unlimited access to a private physician without worrying about paying co-payments, coinsurances or […]

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Secretive Panel Uses Data That Distorts Doctors’ Pay

By Peter Whoriskey and Dan Keating, Published: July 20, The Washington Post Video: A little-known committee of doctors help establish the value of every procedure in medicine. Critics say the American Medical Association, doctors’ chief lobbying group, is the wrong organization to do the work. http://www.washingtonpost.com/posttv/video/thefold/who-decides-what-a-doctor-is-worth/2013/07/19/7b5efb22-f0bf-11e2-a1f9-ea873b7e0424_video.html# How a secretive panel uses data that distorts doctors’ […]

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The Smartphone Physical

The Future of Medical Equipment Compliments of iOS and Android? Dr. Eric Topol took mobile health to NBC’s Rock Center to raise the awareness of the innovation and implementation of useful tools for physicians. What does this really mean for all of us? Visit the online site http://www.SmartPhonePhysical.org for answers all your questions about a […]

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Get Ready For Obamacare

What Does Obamacare Mean For You? The Kaiser Family Foundation released a quick entertaining video on Getting Ready For Obamacare. It answers some of the popular questions on the implementation and what it means for patients and employers.

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We Have To Get The Culture Right: ZDoggMD At TEDMED

Zubin Damania, popularly know as ZDogg MD, offers and inspiring and thought provoking look at his life in modern medicine.  His entertaining style of communication may be criticized by some, but his messages engage the masses. This power to engage ensures that his ideas are heard and most importantly acted on. Zubin shares his experience […]

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What is Direct Primary Care?

What is Direct Primary Care? I am a first year medical student. I have recently discovered what direct primary care is and I share with you what I know so far. It is the return of the classic family doctor. Here is an example of how a direct primary care physician might structure his or […]

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