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JULY 31-AUG 1 — ATLANTA “2-Day Assembly” AGENDA RELEASED! with Keynote, Congressman Tom Price, M.D.

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July 31-Aug 1, 2015  … The Concierge Medicine Assembly is a two-day educational format event (Atlanta, GA) — Click here to learn more… EXL/CMT “Concierge Medicine Assembly” | July 31 – Aug. 1, 2015 | Atlanta, GA Organizers: EXL Pharma/EXL Events/CMT To Advertise, Call: 1 (866) 207-6528 — (Be sure to Mention CMT referred you… Read More ›

National News »

JULY 31-AUG 1 — ATLANTA “2-Day Assembly” AGENDA RELEASED! with Keynote, Congressman Tom Price, M.D.

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July 31-Aug 1, 2015  … The Concierge Medicine Assembly is a two-day educational format event (Atlanta, GA) — Click here to learn more… EXL/CMT “Concierge Medicine Assembly” | July 31 – Aug. 1, 2015 | Atlanta, GA Organizers: EXL Pharma/EXL Events/CMT To Advertise, Call: 1 (866) 207-6528 — (Be sure to Mention CMT referred you… Read More ›

How-To »

NEW, independent RESOURCE LIBRARY AVAILABLE (mp3): “Move With A Plan: Writing Your Own Membership Medicine Business Plan” | mp3 Download

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By The DocPreneur Institute/DocPreneur Press Publishing Co., (C) 2015 $35 | Move With A Plan: Writing Your Own Membership Medicine Business Plan | mp3 Download | $35 Duration: TIME: 1 Hour, 18-Minutes — For a startup concierge medicine or direct primary care practice, creating a business plan is like creating a game plan in sports…. Read More ›

Legal »

Direct primary care not subject to Kan. insurance regulation under new law

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By Andy Marso MAY 27, 2015 – Starting July 1, 2015, primary care physicians in Kansas may see patients who pay them a flat monthly fee without fearing that such agreements are subject to state insurance laws. Josh Umbehr, a doctor who runs a Wichita practice that has gained notoriety for practicing under the no-insurance… Read More ›

Events »

CALIFORNIA: June 13-14 — American College of Private Phys. — AGENDA RELEASED!

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By The American College of Private Physicians (ACPP — California) MAY 5, 2015 – The American College of Private Physicians (ACPP — California) invites you to its first annual meeting Saturday and Sunday, June 13-14, at the luxurious beachside Ritz Carlton Hotel in Laguna Nigel, CA . The agenda of speakers and events is below and… Read More ›

Politics and Wash. Policy »

MAINE: ‘A recorded conversation about DPC.’ ~Maine NPR

(0) Falmouth doctor Catherine Krouse has abandoned the conventional care model for what's called direct primary care. Patty Wight reports on the decision by some Maine doctors to abandon the conventional treatment model for what's called direct primary care.

By Keith Shortall May 21, 2015 – Direct Primary Care is as an alternative to fee-for-service health care. It requires a monthly flat fee and promises better patient/doctor interaction. Guests: Dr. Catherine Krouse, Lotus Family Practice Dr. Michael Ciampi, Ciampi Family Practice Dr. Jack Forbush, Osteopathic Center for Family Medicine Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News… Read More ›

Success Stories »

EDITOR: ‘This is how you do P.R. on TV to promote DPC.’

(0) Dr. Condon graduated with a BA in psychology from UCLA in 1968 and continued on to complete two years of Masters work in psychology at Cal State, LA. Dr. Condon received his MD when he graduated from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara in 1975. After finishing his residency at the University of California at Irvine in family practice in 1979, Dr. Condon moved from Southern California to the slower-paced city of Spokane, Washington. Spokane is home to Dr. Condon, his wife and their six children.

Dr. Condon is licensed to practice medicine (MD, ABFP) in the states of Washington and California. He is a Senior Aviation Medical Examiner for the FAA (Federal Aviation Association), performing special flight physicals for airline and other pilots since 1983.

Published on May 21, 2015 Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Condon was the fourth of eleven children. Dr. Condon grew up in Anaheim, California where his father was a navy pilot. In high school, Dr. Condon met his wife, Elizabeth, and they were married in 1968. RELATED STORY SPOKANE, WA: MedFirst Partners Introduces Affordable Membership-Based… Read More ›

Technology »

Survey: Retail clinic patients may visit doctor’s office less

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By Chain Drug Review April 28, 2015 | NEW YORK — The convenience of in-store clinics may lead consumers to go to a doctor’s office less when they need primary health care, according to Kalorama Information’s “Retail Clinics 2015″ report. The health care market researcher said Tuesday that of 2,000 adults surveyed, 53.5% said they were visiting the physician’s… Read More ›

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