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ACEP: “Following Up With A PCP Isn’t So Easy …”

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October 13, 2017

Contact:  Elaine Salter 202-370-9289 esalter@acep.org http://www.annemergmed.com Twitter @emergencydocs For Immediate Release:  October 13, 2017 Following Up with A Primary Care Physician Isn’t So Easy  WASHINGTON — Patients discharged from the emergency department with instructions to follow up with primary care within 7 days were only able to do so 30 percent of the time on… 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 ›

SONJA HORNER: ‘The Clock Will Help You Decide, DPC or Concierge Medicine.’

Includes a Formula that Helps You Determine the Best Model for You By Sonja Horner, Healthcare Business Innovator | Outcomes Advocate JANUARY 9, 2015 – The simplest way to define the differences between Direct Primary Care (DPC) and Concierge Medicine can be defined by a clock. Yes, I know we want to believe that when… Read More ›

Doctors pitch monthly plans, insurance lobby fights back

They’re legal and unregulated in Virginia, but concerns that the practice may be attacked, or regulated like insurance, led to pre-emptive legislation this year. A handful of states have similar laws, and the idea generally has conservative backing. By Travis Fain MARCH 6, 2016 | RICHMOND, VA – There’s an emerging new model in primary… Read More ›

DPC Journal SPOTLIGHT: Meet Dr. Robert Nelson of “Encompass HD” … Another Win for Patients and Blow to the Status Quo

Introducing Encompass Health Direct: Another Win for Patients and Blow to the Status Quo By Robert Nelson, MD |Direct Primary Care Physician | I research & write about how market-based reforms can transform & save healthcare FEBRUARY 25, 2016 – After pushing through the delays and renovation snafus, we opened a little behind schedule, but… Read More ›

DPC PRACTICE FOR SALE: Pomfret, CT — 45 minutes from Providence, 60 minutes from Boston and Hartford. [Listing Details Attached]

QUIET CORNER FAMILY PRACTICE (Pomfret, CT; 45 minutes from Providence, 60 minutes from Boston and Hartford) – For Sale (TEL: 860-315-5400 LOCATION: Quiet Corner Family Practice Murray Buttner, MD P.O. Box 158 697 Pomfret St. Pomfret, CT 06258) Download Practice Details Here … | Contact Dr. Murrary Directly for Area Demographics and Listing Details or… Read More ›

DPC Journal SPOTLIGHT: Meet Dr. Kim Corba – “She provides age specific and validated screening for 3 age groups …”

For Immediate Release: January 6, 2016 Dr. Kimberly Legg Corba is First Physician in the Lehigh Valley to Offer Direct Primary Care: Eliminates Health Insurance Companies by Offering Monthly Membership Fees to Patients (Allentown, PA) – Dr. Kimberly Legg Corba (http://www.greenhillsdirectfamilycare.com/), independent Family Physician with Green Hills Direct Family Care, is eliminating health insurance companies… Read More ›

DALLAS, TX: “Urgent Care Goes Uber: Doctors are making house calls again with a smartphone approach.”

By Matt Goodman From D CEO October 2015 From 2009 to 2012, Dr. Jonathan Clarke served in the U.S. Navy as an emergency physician. He had loose orders to be in the clinic for at least half of the total hours he spent working. But that’s tough to pull off when a sailor gouges his… Read More ›