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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.

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

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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 ›

National News »

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 ›

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 »

EISCHEN, Esq., and Campbell: ‘Direct Primary Care: What Physicians Need to Know …’

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Blog | April 30, 2015 | Compliance, Law & Malpractice, Medical Billing & Collections, Operations, Practice Models By James J. Eischen, Jr. and Michael Campbell Direct Primary Care (DPC) triggers enthusiasm among healthcare service providers, primary-care physicians, and employers looking for better managed primary care. Basically, DPC typically involves patients paying a monthly fee to… Read More ›

Events »

EVENTS: “4 Things You Can Do To Maximize Your ROI … If You Attend An Industry/Related-Industry Event …” ~CMT Editor

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LAST UPDATED: MAY 18, 2015 By DPC Journal Staff Here’s a summary of the events coming in 2015-2016 … directly related to Direct Primary Care (DPC) and some indirectly discussing DPC … Nonetheless, each of these industry-relevant events are informative, well-organized and provide different and unique guidance and education from various industry physicians and topic-leaders… Read More ›

Politics and Wash. Policy »

SCHIMPFF, MD: ‘Causes of the Crisis in Primary Care.’

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By Stephen Schimpff MD Author and Consultant in Health Care, Retired CEO University of Maryland Medical Center MAY 21, 2015 – Primary care physicians (PCPs) have too little time per patient which means too many referrals to specialists, too little time listening and thinking, no time to delve into the stress or emotional causes of… Read More ›

Success Stories »

One Medical Group’s Digital Health App Expands to Include Digital Dermatology

(0) Our free mobile app helps you get One Medical care wherever you are. Now featuring Digital Dermatology.* Features Include      Online appointment scheduling     Treatment for skin issues, allergies, and more     Prescription requests and renewals     Vaccine and medication records on your phone     Office locator and directions

Company adds digital dermatology, vaccine tracker to its primary care app so members can better manage their health on the go SAN FRANCISCO – May 19, 2015 – One Medical Group, the national leader in technology-enabled primary care, today announced a new release to its digital health app that further extends the company’s award-winning primary… 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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