Part 11: Scalability in DPC | Stats, “DPC Fees Creeping Into Concierge Medicine Territory”

“So where does the line exist between charging too much vs. not charging enough? Shouldn’t the line be drawn between how many practices stay open to deliver this this type of care and those that don’t? If we “zoom out” from this discussion and think about the long-term value of these models, the conversation needs to be broadened. Both models will benefit from continuous transparency, … Continue reading Part 11: Scalability in DPC | Stats, “DPC Fees Creeping Into Concierge Medicine Territory”

Stats, “DPC Fees Creeping Into Concierge Medicine Territory”

“So where does the line exist between charging too much vs. not charging enough? Shouldn’t the line be drawn between how many practices stay open to deliver this this type of care and those that don’t? If we “zoom out” from this discussion and think about the long-term value of these models, the conversation needs to be broadened. Both models will benefit from continuous transparency, … Continue reading Stats, “DPC Fees Creeping Into Concierge Medicine Territory”

Schimpff, MD: Direct primary care does not equate to patient abandonment

By Stephen C. Schimpff, MD Jun 18, 2018 Editor’s Note: Welcome to Medical Economics’ blog section which features contributions from members of the medical community. These blogs are an opportunity for bloggers to engage with readers about a topic that is top of mind, whether it is practice management, experiences with patients, the industry, medicine in general, or healthcare reform. The opinions below are that of the author … Continue reading Schimpff, MD: Direct primary care does not equate to patient abandonment

LIVE, FORUM Update: Physician Burnout Is ALL the Rage, But What About Patient Burnout or “Patient Fatigue” with a Doctor?

By Michael Tetreault, Editor-in-Chief NOVEMBER 2018 – What if I told you that a significant amount of people who live and work around your medical practice in your community don’t KNOW YOU, don’t LIKE YOU [e.g. Doctors] and don’t TRUST YOU? A 2018 Concierge Medicine Survey of 3,000 Patients Found the following: 7% said “Not at all.” 20% said “I’d rather choose someone else.” 33% … Continue reading LIVE, FORUM Update: Physician Burnout Is ALL the Rage, But What About Patient Burnout or “Patient Fatigue” with a Doctor?