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New style of medical practice promises greater attention, more personal care

Charles Oliver charlesoliver@daltoncitizen.com Call it the wave of the future or maybe a return to ancient practice. Dr. Stephen Carson’s medical practice sounds a little like both. Carson sees a limited number of patients (600), people willing to pay more for an enhanced level of service. That gives him the ability to really spend time […]

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Doors Open at New Concierge Medical Office in Sarasota

Sarasota, Fla. – Dr. Steven Fineman has opened Sarasota Personal Medicine (SPM), a concierge style internal medical practice in Sarasota, located at 1250 S.Tamiami Trail, Suite 202. Joining a growing national trend of personal, concierge physicians, Fineman will limit the number of patients at his new practice, offering convenience of same day appointments and direct […]

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Doctor’s new ‘concierge medicine’ practice allows for more personalized care

Written by Taya Flores When Mike Heide of Lafayette called his doctor for medical advice last year, he expected to leave a voicemail. (But) he answered the phone,” said 54-year-old Heide.It was about two weeks before Christmas. His son-in-law, Ben Forth, developed a rash while in town visiting with Heide’s daughter, Krystin Forth. Heide wondered […]

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More Doctors Making House Calls, Concierge Medicine Sarasota

By Isabel Mascarenas Doctor Daniel Cooper’s patients see him, he’s the one making house calls. As he carries a large brown leather doctor’s bag, reminiscent of the ones used when doctors visited patients at home, Cooper stops by new patient John Sullivan’s home for a consultation. Sullivan says he and his wife spent about a […]

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Dr. Uday Jani Introduces A Personalized Concierge Medical Care Solution

New concierge medical care model incorporates traditional and integrative medicine Uday Jani, MD, has transitioned his family medicine practice to a personalized care model, also known as concierge medicine care. Based in Milton, Jani’s personalized care practice provides patients with a unique approach to overall health and wellness by offering both traditional and alternative integrative […]

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New Trend In Health Insurance: Low-Cost Concierge Medicine

The New Concierge Medicine Trend A recent survey of physicians by the consulting firm Accenture found that one in three independent doctors is thinking about no longer accepting health insurance and going into what’s been called concierge care, where they cap the number of patients they see, and patients –who pay them as much as […]

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Pay doctors like you do Netflix. The rise of doctor by subscription

January 2, 2014 11:42 pm by Marni Jameson Five years ago, Dr. Ivan Castro of Winter Park was miserable with the way medicine was going. “I was constantly running behind to see the next patient and had to focus more on paperwork than on patient care,” recalls Castro, 52. That year, Castro changed his practice to the […]

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Dare To Start Making Decisions Based On Your Health, Not Your Financial Status

By Lisa Brody 02/04/2014 – Our lives are ruled by sets of transactions and the choices we make. When we want something to put on our feet, we can shop at Payless for passable black shoes. Or we can head on over to Neiman Marcus for a pair of Prada pumps or black loafers. In need […]

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Concierge Medicine Growing Trend

By Skyler Swisher ORMOND BEACH As paperwork requirements mounted, John F. Cullen Jr. found it increasingly more difficult to devote ample time to his roughly 2,000 patients. The Ormond Beach primary care doctor contemplated retirement because changes in health care made it harder for him to remain an independent doctor. Then he heard about a service […]

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Forefront Of High Class Concierge Practices.

On a recent morning, Edward S. Goldberg, an unusually affable internist who bears the look of a scholarly Robert De Niro, sat in his office on the Upper East Side and described the realities of practicing general medicine in the Manhattan of the 21st century. Dr. Goldberg, who also retains a specialty in gastroenterology, opened […]

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Concierge Medicine Lowers Health Care Costs

Cutting Health Care Costs With ‘Concierge Medicine‘ By: Robert Peral, M.D. for FORBES, November 21, 2013 As a nation, we spent $2.8 trillion on health care in 2012. That’s 18 percent of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP), making our nation’s health care system the fifth-largest economy in the world. That’s more than the entire economy […]

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Concierge Medicine: Doctors keep it simple, ditch insurance

By: MARY ELLEN SCHNEIDER, Family Practice News Digital Network Millions of Americans are eligible for health insurance for the first time through the Affordable Care Act, but a small segment of doctors say they want out of the third-party payer system. The practice models vary considerably, from low-overhead cash practices to direct primary care. But the […]

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UPDATE: Concierge doctors no longer just for the rich.

By Jen Wieczner When Samir Qamar practiced concierge medicine at Pebble Beach Resorts in Monterey, Calif., the hotel’s “A-list clientele” paid $550 to see him and as much as $30,000 a month to keep him on retainer. But last year, Dr. Qamar decided to abandon VIP medicine and pursue a no-frills version of his practice, […]

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Want more time, attention from a doctor?

  By Jean Hansen Advertorial Writer Dr. Mark O. Carlson of Siouxland Adult Medicine in Sioux City is practicing medicine the way he has always wanted that allows him to spend more time with his patients and provide more personalized healthcare. Carlson, a board-certified internal medicine specialist, is one of a rising number of doctors who have switched from traditional private practice to […]

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Disrupting the Traditional Primary Care Business Model- Direct Primary Care

by Ben Wanamaker It is exciting to see numerous new primary care delivery business models bursting onto the scene, including concierge medicine, retail clinics, mobile health vans, and direct primary care. While each model has its own merits, direct primary care has some really unique disruptive potential that we’d like to highlight. Direct Primary Care Defined Direct […]

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Why Your Doctor Won’t See You Now

Unless you embrace some serious measures to make sure you are taking care of your health, you may find yourself in a serious medical situation. As soon as Obamacare takes effect, this program, along with a number of other factors, may make it much harder to visit a doctor. So, there’s only one person you […]

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Is Direct Primary Care An Answer To The Stalemate on Capitol Hill?

Let’s figure out what this means for the patient By Jessica Socheski | Posted: October 8, 2013 As Republicans and Democrats argue over government spending on the Affordable Care Act, a growing number of proponents of direct primary care wonder if they might have discovered part of the solution. Roughly 4,000 doctors in the U.S., according to Forbes magazine, […]

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5 Tips for Finding A Caring Concierge Physician.

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY — (Marketwired) — 10/01/13 — Research shows patients with more personal relationships with their physicians are healthier and have better outcomes(1). The problem today is that it’s becoming more difficult to build a relationship with a physician who has the time to offer that level or care. Next to personal finances, the […]

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Want Better Health? Five Tips for Finding a Concierge Physician Who Cares

Concierge Choice Physicians: Want Better Health? Five Tips for Finding a Physician Who Cares   ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY–(Marketwired – Oct 1, 2013) – Research shows patients with more personal relationships with their physicians are healthier and have better outcomes1. The problem today is that it’s becoming more difficult to build a relationship with a physician […]

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