In 2018 alone, nearly 58% of DPC Physicians said debt for their startup in DPC was an average of $92,083.33 per practice. ~DPC Journal, Jan-May 2018 Physician Poll. The Association of American Medical Colleges reports that the average medical school debt balance for graduating physicians in 2015 was $183,000, and is no doubt higher today. Add that burden to their average undergraduate balance of $24,000 … Continue reading Remaining Startup Debt in DPC: Average Trending Is At $92,083.33
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
LISTEN | ALL-NEW INTERVIEW– LIVE By Michael Tetreault, Editor in Chief | The DPC Journal | Concierge Medicine Today RELATED EVENT COMING THIS OCT. 2018 OCTOBER 26-27, 2018 in ATLANTA, GA — Join The DPC Journal & CMT, and other free market healthcare delivery physicians and healthcare experts for a 2-day event … Description: (“Brand X” may incl. Evidence-Based Medicine Outcome Data, mHealth, Genetic Testing, … Continue reading LISTEN | Emerging 3rd Model in Private, Direct Medicine … “Brand X”
By Michael Tetreault, Editor JANUARY 17, 2018 – When DPC (Direct Primary Care) Journal DPC Physician readers were asked last month (Dec. 2017), “Do you plan to increase your monthly membership/subscription fee?”, nearly 37% of DPC Physicians polled said “NO. Staying the same as the 2015, 2016 and 2017 calendar years.” Additionally, 61% of DPC Physicians said “No. It will remain the same as the … Continue reading Part 12: Scalability in DPC | Is DPC zigging and zagging, responding to the pressures of the marketplace?