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Access Falters Amidst Good Patient Primary Care Relationships | PatientEngagementHIT.com

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October 19, 2017

Sixty-one percent of patients said they would choose an urgent care or retail clinic over their PCP, despite good patient primary care relationships. By Sara Heath October 02, 2017 – Despite reported positive patient and primary care provider relationships, patients still experience barriers accessing care but see the upsides of urgent and retail care clinic… Read More ›

EXAMPLES: Hospital Institutions Offering Concierge Medicine plus, Exec. Health Membership Programs [REVISED 2017]

By Michael Tetreault, Editor-in-Chief Hospital Environments & Executive Health Programs and Concierge Care. An excerpt from The Doctor’s Guide to Concierge Medicine Updated: MAY 2017 – Medical centers are no strangers to Concierge Medicine programs, but they have an entirely different set of complexities to consider when implementing in local hospitals and communities for the… Read More ›

Physicians for Informed Consent Publishes Scientific Finding on the MMR Vaccine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 10, 2017 Contact: pr@picphysicians.org | picphysicians.org It has Not Been Proven that the MMR Vaccine is Safer than Measles for U.S. Children Los Angeles, Calif. — The California-based nonprofit organization, Physicians for Informed Consent (PIC), has announced the release of new educational materials to help pediatricians and parents assess the risks… Read More ›

Retail Healthcare | Five Reasons Why Retail Clinics Are a “Game-Changing” Threat to Traditional Healthcare Providers That Could Strain Clinical Laboratories and Pathologists | DARK DAILY

Five Reasons Why Retail Clinics Are a “Game-Changing” Threat to Traditional Healthcare Providers That Could Strain Clinical Laboratories and Pathologists October 2, 2017 By Jude | Dark Daily Research conducted by Kalorama suggests the popularity of retail clinics represents a trend towards newer healthcare models that challenge existing models of care, and which could severely… Read More ›

MP3 (LISTEN) Audio | Physician Succession and Recruitment Decision-Making | Inside Membership Medicine

MP3 (LISTEN) Audio | Physician Recruitment Decision-Making Inside Concierge Medicine Run Time: 26:43 seconds Description: Podcast Host and Editor, Michael Tetreault interviews the President of The National Association of Physician/Provider Recruiters, Craig Fowler, also the Vice President of Pinnacle Health Group (www.PHG.com), a physician and mid-level healthcare provider recruitment firm. Pinnacle Health Group is a proactive… Read More ›

What’s Next for Retail Healthcare? | HealthLeaders Media

The Trend That Disrupted Healthcare Consumerism a Decade Ago Continues to Evolve. RELATED PODCAST | AUDIO | DPC JOURNAL INTERVIEW The DocPreneur | Business Podcast Ep. 50 | DocPreneur Podcast: DPC and EHR, Lean DPCs, Employer-Based DPC and Retail Healthcare Debra Shute, September 29, 2017 The majority (91%) of patients who recently used a retail… Read More ›

MED. ECO | Bundled pricing is the only true transparency in healthcare

October 04, 2017 | By Jonathan Kaplan, MD, MPH Price transparency is the current and growing buzzword in healthcare. There are many ways to go about making healthcare costs clear to consumers. But when entrepreneurs design their own solution to price transparency, they miss one very important ingredient: actionable pricing information. The best way to… Read More ›