Duration: 25:03 In this DocPreneur Podcast, we talk with Dr. Samir Qamar and Hisana Qamar, MD Co-Founder, Medical Director of MedLion. Highlights and topics in this topic include: EHR; Lean Startups in DPC; Telehealth Integration into Direct Primary Care; Employer-Based DPC Partnerships and ROI; Direct Primary Care (DPC); Retail Healthcare; and more. Dr. Samir Qamar is the CEO and Founder of MedLion, Board certified in … Continue reading PART 6 | LISTEN | Podcast | DPC and EHR, Lean DPCs, Employer-Based DPC and Retail Healthcare
By Anita Joseph, Advisory Board Last month (September 24, 2014), Walmart announced that it’ll launch self-branded primary care clinics in Texas, South Carolina, and Georgia. Visits will be priced at $40 for the general public, and just $4 for Wal-Mart employees.At this year’s national meeting, we asked hundreds of physician leaders what they think about the presence of such retail clinics in their neighborhoods—whether they … Continue reading Part 5 | Retail and DPC | What physicians fear most about retail clinics?
“Exciting to see large scale leverage applied to these US healthcare challenges, and, let’s see if small business providers can out compete these larger enterprises …” ~says Healthcare Attorney, November 2018 CVS to test stores with added health services early next year after Aetna deal closes CVS expects its roughly $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna to close before Thanksgiving. CVS plans to open … Continue reading PART 3 | Retail and DPC | CVS CEO Larry Merlo told Wall Street analysts ‘CVS will focus on to reduce medical costs for the combined company once the deal closes — including Optimizing and extending primary care, including to expand the scope of services available at CVS’ MinuteClinics to help identify and manage chronic diseases.’
Individuals who visit MinuteClinic and do not have a primary care provider are given a list of physicians in the community who are accepting new patients. Why aren’t DPC Physician’s developing relationships with their local Pharmacists’ in this retail clinic locations? Some have and guess what?! They’re getting new patients! ~Michael Tetreault, Editor, The DPC Journal McLaren Health Care Targets Younger Patients With Walgreens Clinics … Continue reading Part 2 | Retail and DPC | Compare and Contrast + Missed New Patient Referral Opportunities for DPC