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Concierge Medicine Conference Heads To Mardi Gras

AAPP Hosts 2014 Spring Summit On Private Medicine With Keynote Speaker Brian Forrest, M.D. The American Academy of Private Physicians is hosting its 2014 Spring Summit on Concierge / Direct Primary Care Medicine in New Orleans on February 21-22nd RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Would you like to have a direct payment relationship […]

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Concierge doctors a growing practice in California

Concierge doctors a growing practice By Tom Kisken, Ventura County Star Dr. Jack Padour was burning out. The Ventura internal medicine doctor faced falling reimbursement rates and rising overhead. The only way to maintain his earnings was to see more patients. “I knew I was being compromised by seeing patients every eight to 10 minutes […]

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The Conversion Conundrum

THE SILENT CRY FOR A NEW MODEL TO SUPPORT PHYSICIANS IN THE “POST-CONVERSION” ERA OF PRIVATE MEDICINE By Tom Blue, Co-founder of n1Health The private medicine industry is poised for a long-awaited change. Since the dawn of the movement, private (“concierge”) physicians have failed to capture the real demand for their services. While the number of private […]

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Direct Primary Care vs Concierge Medicine

A Destructive Debate: Direct Care vs Concierge Medicine By Tom Blue, June 2013 As the field of private medicine rapidly expands and diversifies, an important yet confusing distinction among private physician practices has caught the attention of the media and other industry stakeholders. A growing number of practices are aggressively defying the widespread misperception of “concierge” […]

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Tom Blue – A Destructive Debate: Direct Care vs Concierge Medicine

By Tom Blue, June 2013 As the field of private medicine rapidly expands and diversifies, an important yet confusing distinction among private physician practices has caught the attention of the media and other industry stakeholders. A growing number of practices are aggressively defying the widespread misperception of “concierge” medicine by pricing their services at levels easily […]

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