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TIME: ‘The idea [DPC] is deceptively simple: Pay frontline doctors a fixed monthly fee directly instead of through the byzantine insurance bureaucracy.’

How can Americans get better health care for less money? There’s a quiet experiment going on among primary-care physicians, and the results are intriguing. By David Von Drehle Dec. 22, 2014 – Nowhere outside the pages of Dickens is there a more aptly named fellow than Garrison Bliss. A trim, gray man, he has… Read More ›

DPC Leadership Response To Washington State OIC Report: ‘Outlook for DPC is bright throughout U.S.’

Written by Michael Tetreault, Editor of The DPC Journal and Garrison Bliss MD of Qliance and Chairman of the Direct Primary Care Coalition (DPCC) | DPC Journal Contributor Additional contributions from prominent DPC industry leaders are also included courtesy of The DPC Journal. DECEMBER 17, 2014 | 3:00 PM (EST) – The recent December 2014… Read More ›

Capital Hill: The DPCC Meets To Discuss Policy Initiatives and DPC March 4-6

Direct Primary Care Coalition Advocates for Better Patient Care and Access MEDIA CONTACT: Jennifer Burke, Communications Director, DPCC, | 301.801.9847 March 4, 2014 (Washington, D.C.) As part of its continued effort to educate the nation’s policymakers on the value of the new and growing direct primary care (DPC) model, the Direct Primary Care Coalition… Read More ›

INVESTOR NEWS: Seattle health services startup Qliance raises $5.5M

By Taylor Soper October 29, 2013 at 5:24 pm – Qliance Medical, the Seattle health services startup backed by venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, Zillow Chairman Rich Barton, comedian Drew Carey, founder Jeff Bezos and others, has raised $5.5 million in venture capital financing according to a recent SEC filing. Source:

Expedia, online travel giant — and Qliance, together promotes employee well-being

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – As one of the world’s leading online travel companies, Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) knows not to underestimate the power of a good vacation on improving one’s state of mind. So when the company realized a few years ago that a majority of its workforce wasn’t using their fully-allotted vacation time,… Read More ›