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The Great Transparency Movement?


Healthcare Transparency Imperative Requires More Than Prices. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media , July 10, 2015 The ability of consumers to shop for healthcare services based on price and quality won’t take hold until innovative providers take some risk and a dose of faith. This article appears in the May 2015 issue of HealthLeaders magazine. Why… Read More ›

National News »

USA TODAY: “Turntable Health is no ordinary primary care clinic. The idea stemmed from a conversation between Tony Hsieh, CEO of the online shoes and clothing emporium”

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Christina Farr, Special for USA TODAY LAS VEGAS | AUGUST 26, 2015 — Walk into Turntable Health in downtown Las Vegas and you’d be forgiven for thinking you had stepped into a trendy technology start-up rather than a doctor’s office. Most of the patients are hip casino workers and techies in their 20s and 30s. While… Read More ›

How-To »

Patrick Jonas, MD: “The Ohio DPC Unsummit Review …”

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Check out my BlogTalk Radio Show.  The Dr Synonymous Show August 25, 2015 Dr Jonas, the host of the Dr. Synonymous Show, will review the DPC Ohio “Unsummit” that was previewed on last week’s show.  Lots of energy and ideas flowed as the enthusiastic participants shared their situations, dreams and plans.  The Presdent Elect of… Read More ›

Legal »

Legally Speaking: Physicians consider cash-based medical practice alternatives

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JOHN FISHER and EMILU STARCK For Chippewa Valley Business Report July 27, 2015 6:15 am – The business of medicine continues to grow more complex. The average doctor spends an increasing amount of time and practice resources dealing with difficult insurance companies, attempting to secure payment, and keeping up with ever-changing regulatory requirements.  At the… Read More ›

Events »

Save The Date: Sept 24-25 — DPC Coalition Fly-In

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Save The Date! The Next DPC Coalition (DPCC) Washington DC Fly-In — September 24-25, 2015 Fly-In Focus: Meet with members of Congress and Staff Educate Congress on how DPC is changing healthcare Support legislation to change IRS policy on HSAs and bring DPC to Medicare This week in September will be a very busy one… Read More ›

Politics and Wash. Policy »

DPC Journal Releases Two-Year Industry Analysis of Direct Primary Care Marketplace. Shows Trends, Demographics, DPC Hot Zones.

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PRESS RELEASE Contact: Michael Tetreault, Editor, The Direct Primary Care Journal (The DPC Journal) – Tel: 770-455-1650 ext 151 JULY 7, 2015 – Eighty percent (80%) of Direct Primary Care (DPC) physicians operate in a solo practice setting versus a group practice and consumers of DPC are trending younger, according to a national analysis and… Read More ›

Success Stories »

Ben Bunting: Is Healthcare Up Shift’s Creek?

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By Ben Bunting, ECD Healthcare: Passionate about innovative healthIT solutions that improve patient outcomes., EMC2 JULY 22, 2015 – Mobile technology puts access to nearly everything in the palm of a hand. Whether we’re buying or selling, browsing or tracking, this appetite for anywhere, anytime access defines our time, regardless of age demographic or race…. Read More ›

Technology »

Patients can now look up ER wait times, hospital noise levels on Yelp

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The Washington Post, August 6, 2015 – Yelp is adding a ton of health-care data to its review pages for medical businesses to give consumers more access to government information on hospitals, nursing homes and dialysis clinics. Consumers can now look up a hospital emergency room’s average wait time, fines paid by a nursing home,… Read More ›


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