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Julie Latz is certified as a Food Psychology Coach through the Spencer Institute. To get Julie’s weekly newsletter, please go to www.peacefuleater.com.

Part 2 of 3, PATIENT CARE IN-FOCUS w/ Julie Latz: “Binge Eating — Is food on your mind more than almost anything else?”

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Julie Latz is certified as a Food Psychology Coach through the Spencer Institute. JULY 1, 2015 – After spending 45 years living life as a binge eater, obsessed with food and diets, it is hard to believe that now I get to coach other binge eaters who are suffering so that they too can enjoy… Read More ›

National News »

A Chicago startup that promises a doctor to your door in two hours …

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A new Chicago startup wants to take doctor house calls out of “Little House on the Prairie” and into the Uber age. By Meg Graham, Blue Sky JUNE 24, 2015 – Orunje, a health care platform to facilitate house calls with contracted physicians and nurse practitioners, launched Wednesday in Chicago. Individuals will be able to… Read More ›

How-To »

SYKES: ‘DPC Education. Admittedly, it may just be the most formidable obstacle DPC doctors have yet faced.’

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By Catherine Sykes, Publisher, DPC Journal, Concierge Medicine Today, DocPreneur Press JUNE 22, 2015 – Today, attitudes towards both Concierge Medicine and its demographically diverse and very different familial companion, Direct Primary Care, have undergone significant changes since the signature of the Affordable Care Act in 2010. Even according to a June 2015 article written… Read More ›

Legal »

Florida Legislature: HB 25A, which would make clear what are known as “direct primary care” agreements between patients and doctors are not regulated as insurance.

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By Palm Beach Post TALLAHASSEE (JUNE  2015) — Other health bills: Other health-care bills approved by the House include HB 23A, which would allow patients to stay at ambulatory-surgical centers for up to 24 hours, eliminating a regulation that currently prevents overnight stays, and which would allow the creation of “recovery care centers,” where patients… Read More ›

Events »

Panel Discussion on DPC Models, Specialty and Group Models and More … Atlanta, GA (JULY 31-AUG 1)

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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 ›

Politics and Wash. Policy »

Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies

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Reuters, By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) JUNE 25, 2015 – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, handing a major victory to the president. The court ruled on a 6-3 vote that the 2010 Affordable Care… Read More ›

Technology »

Looking Forward: Health Care in 2015 and Beyond

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 HIMSS15 provided a snapshot of where health care is today – the challenges, successes, opportunities, and the vision for the future. Not long ago, health care was a little like a glacier, advancing, but ever so slowly. Today, a dynamic combination of technology innovations, entrepreneurial spirit, government incentives and patient empowerment… Read More ›

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