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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 ›

‘Starbucks for health care’ chain Iora expands in Seattle.

 Annie Zak Staff, Writer, Puget Sound Business Journal JULY 21, 2015 – A Cambridge, Massachusetts-based health care organization has done so well with its two existing Seattle locations that it’s opening a third. Iora Health will open a new health clinic at 64 Rainier Ave. S. in Renton this month. Iora opened two clinics in… Read More ›

FINANCE and MONEY: Qliance Medical Management $520753 Financing. ERIKA BLISS Submitted Jun 22 D Form

 06/23/2015 by OctaStaff in Private Financing News    Qliance Medical Management Financing JUNE 23, 2015 – Qliance Medical Management Inc., Corporation just had published form D regarding $520,753 debt financing. This is a new filing. Qliance Medical Management was able to fundraise $520,753. That is 100.00% of the round of financing. The total financing amount was… Read More ›

A team of Stanford researchers recently looked around the country to find what they considered to be the very best primary care practices: All 11 had either one location or just a handful of sites.

By Margot Sanger-Katz, NY Times APRIL 2015 – A team of Stanford researchers recently looked around the country to find what they considered to be the very best primary care practices: All 11 had either one location or just a handful of sites. The research team identified 11 front line primary care practices in communities… Read More ›

Washington State Driving Primary Care Transformation; Leading Experts Cite Washington as “Hotspot” of Reform

Seattle, Washington, March 19, 2015 – Family Medicine for America’s Health, a partnership of eight leading family medicine organizations in the United States, today brought together physicians from both private practice and academia who are revolutionizing health care delivery in Washington State. Moderated by author, documentary filmmaker and reporter T.R. Reid, the roundtable discussion featured… Read More ›

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 TIME.com 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 ›

Medscape/WebMD: Cash-Only Practices: 8 Issues to Consider

By Neil Chesanow May 15, 2014 Three (3) Experts Offer Surprising Insights With rising costs and the problem of Medicare reimbursement still unresolved, many doctors have given at least a fleeting thought to switching to a concierge or direct primary care practice. However, many doctors who are contemplating a switch are understandably confused by what they read… Read More ›

WASHINGTON: EverMed — ‘“There are three key groups we want to serve,” Jonason explained, “the independent medical practice, small to mid-size employers and individuals.”’

By Seth Sjostrom MAY 13, 2014 – With the healthcare industry in a state of change, one local practice has decided to take control of its own fate. Scott Jonason, founder and clinician of Lacamas Medical Group in Camas, has built one of the largest independent primary care practices in the northwest. Despite his success,… Read More ›