SEATTLE, WA. — Pediatric DPC Practice, HOPECENTRAL … “’Direct pay’ and ‘subscription’ get at that idea without, hopefully, having that exclusive connotation.”

HopeCentral: Offering high-end concierge health care for just about everybody By Valerie Bauman, Staff Writer- Puget Sound Business Journal Apr 3, 2014 — When Devin Bruckner selected a pediatrician for her 6-year-old son, she wasn’t just thinking about what was best for him – she found an option that would be good for her community too. Bruckner took her son to the recently opened HopeCentral … Continue reading SEATTLE, WA. — Pediatric DPC Practice, HOPECENTRAL … “’Direct pay’ and ‘subscription’ get at that idea without, hopefully, having that exclusive connotation.”

FORBES: ‘WeCare Clinics, Iora Health, Qliance Medical Management, MDVIP, and OneMedical have all reported reductions in total healthcare costs for their patients of 15% or more versus population norms*.’

By Todd Hixon, Contributor APRIL 4, 2014 – Many proposals for improving cost/effectiveness of U.S. medicine are contending for resources and attention. These proposals span personalized medicine, big-data technology to find patterns and coordinate care, tightly-managed accountable healthcare systems, and marketplace incentives. Listening to a panel prepare for a conference this week brought that home to me: each panelist has a different view, often based on … Continue reading FORBES: ‘WeCare Clinics, Iora Health, Qliance Medical Management, MDVIP, and OneMedical have all reported reductions in total healthcare costs for their patients of 15% or more versus population norms*.’

Google : MedLion Direct Primary Care Partners with Helpouts by Google to Give Patients Live Video Appointments

MedLion Direct Primary Care Partners with Helpouts by Google to Give Patients Live Video Appointments MedLion Management, Inc. Signs with Google’s Helpouts for Telemedicine Services. Las Vegas, NV — April 02, 2014 — MedLion Management, Inc., a national leader in the movement to improve Direct Primary Care, announced today that it will be using Helpouts by Google to offer telelmedicine services to its patients. “MedLion … Continue reading Google : MedLion Direct Primary Care Partners with Helpouts by Google to Give Patients Live Video Appointments

Dr. Marcy Zwelling-Aamot: ‘Deceptive communications threaten patient treatment.’

By MARCY ZWELLING-AAMOT / Contributing Writer Published: March 21, 2014 Updated: 3:34 p.m. Some California pharmacy benefit managers may be intentionally misleading doctors and making it more difficult for doctors do their jobs. As is often the case when health plans and benefit managers insert themselves into the physician-patient relationship, patients could ultimately pay the price. Pharmacy benefit managers have sent misleading letters to California … Continue reading Dr. Marcy Zwelling-Aamot: ‘Deceptive communications threaten patient treatment.’