Abstract Health Aff December 2015 34:122016-2019; doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1281 Direct primary care represents a new model for providers eager to spend more time with fewer patients and bypass insurance headaches. Health Affairs is […]
We’re approaching the end of the generalist PCP model … ‘We see four emerging PCP identities …’ ~A.B.G.
By The Advisory Board Company FALL 2014 – One critical outcome of designing the clinical workforce for three distinct clinical products is the end of the traditional primary care practice model. The […]
“Our annual budget for Medicaid is $400 Billion… about 80 Million people get Medicaid… now divide 80 million into $400 Billion. It’s about $5000 a piece. As some of you know the […]
“When you tally everything up, it is cheaper in the long run to do what I’m doing as an out-of-network provider.”
Jen Rini, The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal 9:44 p.m. EST November 16, 2015 WILMINGTON, Del. — Cristy Beckman, who suffers from chronic pain in her spine and osteoarthritis, spent six hours in […]
LAST UPDATED: APRIL 30, 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 … […]
TECHNOLOGY and MEDICINE: An EHR which allows users to preview 2000+ medical images in a few seconds.
By Stephanie Baum April 9, 2015 7:12 pm – The U.S. has a strong reputation for being a service-oriented society. Even so, it’s interesting to see the rapid growth of concierge care […]
DPC Journal SPOTLIGHT: ‘Dr. Paul Sweigert has established a solo practice in Napa, Red Bike Medicine, where patients pay $1,200 to $1,700 a year to belong.’
Dr. Sweigert was born and raised in Sacramento and attended Jesuit High School and later CSU, Fresno where he received a bachelor of science degree in Physical Therapy. While practicing Physical Therapy […]
Non-traditional competitors are investing in storefront clinics—including CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart—hospitals and health systems are beginning to compete more aggressively in this new market for on-demand care.
8:00 AM on January 12, 2015 by Rob Lazerow Think of all the new things we are currently asking PCPs to do: Become a medical home. Manage high-risk patients differently. Offer on-demand […]