Tag Archives: primary care

Why benefit advisers should consider direct primary care for clients

Direct primary care is an innovative alternative payment model for primary health care being embraced by patients, physicians, employers, payers and policymakers across the United States. DPC doctors typically charge a monthly subscription fee. However, they don’t bill insurance or even accept insurance payments. The patient and doctor both win in DPC because the physician […]

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Sick as a Doc? Doctors Are Burning Out

Sick as a Doc? Doctors Are Burning Out — and It’s Serious Why we need to say the words “physician, heal thyself” now more than ever. by Nicole Spector / Nov.01.2017 / 10:40 AM ET Doctors may be reluctant to discuss their own suffering for fear of being frowned upon by their colleagues.John Gomez / […]

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Study: Primary Care Access Is A Problem for 62 million Americans And Growing

Access to primary care remains a challenge for 62 million Americans A new study shows the primary care physician shortage leaves millions with inadequate access to care By Allison Ritchie for Medical Economics Under the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans have obtained health insurance, but new research shows that those newly insured won’t be […]

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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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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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