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PART 1 of 2 by Dr. Joseph Krainin, MD: New Online Sleep Medicine Practice, Singular Sleep, Offers DPC Practices Convenient and Cost-Effective Care

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October 18, 2017

By Joseph Krainin, M.D., FAASM, President & Founder, Singular Sleep LLC Direct primary care (DPC) is an emerging practice model that holds the potential for higher patient and physician satisfaction and better outcomes compared with traditional primary care practice. In the DPC model, patient and provider incentives are aligned: the patient is naturally incentivized to… Read More ›

CVS Pharmacy Launching Automated Retail Vending Machines | HealthLeaders Media

HealthLeaders Media Staff, September 8, 2017 OTC remedies, snacks, and personal care products are a few of the available products. CVS Pharmacy is introducing automated retail vending machines stocked with convenient, on-the-go necessities, including OTC health products, “better-for-you” snacks, and popular personal care products typically sold at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide, it reports. The new… Read More ›

BUSINESS TRENDs: New Gainesville (FL) health clinic offers direct primary care (includes interviews w/ the Advanced RNPs at CPC and the DPC Journal)

By Christopher Curry, Staff writer Published: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 6:01 a.m. | Last Modified: Monday, June 8, 2015 at 10:25 p.m. A newly opened clinic in a small office plaza near a busy Gainesville intersection marks the local arrival of a growing national trend in health care. Opened in May behind the CVS… Read More ›

NELSON, MD: “Designing Value into Your Direct Pay Practice, Part I – The Service Proposition”

By Robert Nelson, MD, Direct Primary Care Physician | Advocate for market-based solutions & Patient-centered reforms | Entrepreneur | Writer | http://encompasshealthdirect.com/ OCTOBER 24, 2015 – What do patients really want?  Most surveys, formal and informal, indicate that mostly patients want two things consistently above others: 1) To feel like they’ve been heard and, 2)… Read More ›

HINT HEALTH: “Fitting Direct Primary Care into a Corporate Benefit Plan”

January 12, 2016 By Hint Health Foundation of a Plan In order to create an effective, repeatable, and scalable plan, Craig Scurato advises practitioners to try to transform business owners’ perspectives. Most businesses think of direct primary care as an “add-on— something they’re adding on top of their benefit program,” when really, DPC needs to… Read More ›

If You Build It, They May Not Come: 4 Ways Physicians Can Stand Out in the Medical Community

For a long time, the idea of a doctor promoting themselves or their practice was looked down upon by the medical community. By Mauricio Cardenal, The Cardenal Group Even now, there is hesitation among many professionals when it comes to standing out. However, the medical profession is just that – a profession, and as such… Read More ›

Report: Adding pharmacist to care team reduces heart disease risk — Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

By Karen Pallarito HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) — People with poorly controlled risk factors for heart disease could cut their chances of future trouble by having pharmacists help manage their care, new Canadian research suggests. For the study, trained community pharmacists recruited people at high risk for heart attack and stroke…. Read More ›

OP/ED: “The Magic Word That Makes You Seem Extra Persuasive”

By Cari Romm AUGUST 8, 2016 – It’s easier than you might think to get what you want out of someone you don’t know very well, or even at all — as Science of Us has previously written, research has shown people tend to underestimate strangers’ willingness to help them out, even when the request… Read More ›