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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 ›

Qliance pivots toward employers in a post-ACA health insurance market. PLUS, Some DPC C-Suite Weigh-In.

Additional Commentary (SEE BELOW) obtained from A Few of DPC’s C-Suite Executives and Physicians  Plus, DPC Journal interviews with: James J. Eischen, Jr., Esq., Partner at HIGGS, FLETCHER & MACK LLP; Dr. John Blanchard, CEO of Premier Private Physicians Management, LLC in Michigan; Zak Holdsworth, CEO of Hint Health; Michael Tetreault, Editor in Chief of… Read More ›

Analysis [2015-2016] of 4 Popular Free Market Healthcare Delivery Sectors.

By Michael Tetreault, Editor in Chief One of my favorite quotes comes from Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO, Amazon. He said … “Because, you know, resilience – if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you’d be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But… Read More ›

INTERVIEW & RESOURCES: How to Bring Employers into Your DPC Practice with Dr. Ken Rictor

Podcast: Play in new window | Download By Concierge Medicine Radio DECEMBER 2014 – In today’s episode, Taylor talks with Dr. Ken Rictor of Scotland Family Medicine about how he has successfully found, approached and added 2 employers to his Direct Primary Care practice. Because employers can offer a big influx of patients at once, Direct care and… Read More ›

AAFP: Health is Primary Tour Kickoff Highlights Washington State Innovators

Success Cited in Integrated Care, New Payment Options and Expanding Family Medicine Pipeline March 23, 2015 03:00 pm (AAFP) Chris Crawford Seattle – In areas of the country with more primary care doctors per capita, death rates from cancer, heart disease and stroke are lower and people are less likely to be hospitalized. That is… Read More ›

Advocates push for direct primary care model as solution to rising health care costs

By Jay Greene MARCH 22, 2015 – Family physician John Blanchard, M.D., has been pushing the direct primary care service concept of concierge medicine for more than 14 years through his Premier Private Physicians PLC office in Troy. As a private physician who doesn’t bill health insurers for services, Blanchard sells subscriptions for primary care… Read More ›

Doctors descend on Vermont to restore patient control over health care

By Bruce Parker | Vermont Watchdog SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. | March 20, 2015 — As health care officials from Gov. Peter Shumlin’s administration fight a never-ending battle with overpriced insurance-based health systems, a quiet physician-patient revolution is under way to bypass health-care middlemen and pass the savings on to consumers. The change is called patient-driven health… Read More ›

NORMAN: ‘Rx for MD Burnout.’

By Gordon Norman, Population Health Expert MARCH 16, 2015 – Rarely a week goes by that we don’t see alarming media stories about the growing number of physicians who are frustrated, burned out, and/or leaving practice for early retirement or other career pursuits. A 2012 study cited that nearly half of practicing physicians reported at… Read More ›