The Physicians Foundation’s Sixth Biennial Survey Finds Physicians are Pessimistic About the Future of the Profession as Burnout Rates Continue to Rise

By The Physicians Foundation | Press Release Boston, MA, September 18, 2018 – The Physicians Foundation, a nonprofit organization that seeks to advance the work of practicing physicians and helps them facilitate the delivery of healthcare to patients, has released the findings of its 2018 survey of U.S. physicians, revealing the impact of several factors driving physicians to reassess their careers. The new survey, administered … Continue reading The Physicians Foundation’s Sixth Biennial Survey Finds Physicians are Pessimistic About the Future of the Profession as Burnout Rates Continue to Rise

Editor: Data finds DPC and Concierge Medicine are Cut From Same Branch of Family Tree, HOWEVER Different In Several Ways. New INFOGRAPHIC Explains the Differences and Similarities [Updated May 2019]

By The Direct Primary Care Journal Staff Writer May 2019 For years now, a lot of people like to compare Concierge Medicine to Direct Primary Care (DPC) and say … ‘DPC is the less expensive alternative.’ The media and oftentimes people new to the concepts use them interchangeably. At first, it’s alright. But the data, the patient interviews and the industry service offerings say they … Continue reading Editor: Data finds DPC and Concierge Medicine are Cut From Same Branch of Family Tree, HOWEVER Different In Several Ways. New INFOGRAPHIC Explains the Differences and Similarities [Updated May 2019]

Kaplan, MD: Do Doctors Really Dislike Price Shoppers?

How I weed out price shoppers and find serious patients in the process Published on January 29, 2019 | By Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, Owner, Pacific Heights Plastics Surgery & CEO/Founder at BuildMyBod One of the more frustrating aspects of running a medical practice is the constant calls and emails asking about the cost of procedures. This annoys doctors because it makes them feel that their … Continue reading Kaplan, MD: Do Doctors Really Dislike Price Shoppers?

JAMA Study | Analysis of Whole-Exome Sequencing Data for Alzheimer Disease Stratified by APOE Genotype

Alzheimer’s Disease Potential Risk Variants Identified in Study of APOE4 Carriers, Noncarriers “Bioinformatics and functional studies of the GPAA1 rs138412600 variant, which was the most robust novel association signal, demonstrated that it may also be associated with global cognition function and expression in [the] brain of GPAAA1 and its repressive transcription factor, FOXG1,” the authors reported. June 10, 2019 Yiyi Ma, PhD1,2,3; Gyungah R. Jun, PhD1,4; Xiaoling Zhang, PhD1; et al … Continue reading JAMA Study | Analysis of Whole-Exome Sequencing Data for Alzheimer Disease Stratified by APOE Genotype