More docs, health systems embrace posting consumer ratings, warts and all.

By Sabriya Rice  | September 9, 2015 Health systems are more frequently going the do-it-yourself route and posting both good and bad physician and hospital ratings on their websites. It’s a means of boosting transparency and a way to guide consumer decisions about care. But it also diverts attention from consumer review websites such as Yelp and Angie’s List. Advocates say the effort also addresses a … Continue reading More docs, health systems embrace posting consumer ratings, warts and all.

DPC JOURNAL SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Goofy Gettwell Pediatrics by Dr. Mark Gettleman

SOLO PARENT MAGAZINE: House Call Doctors Are Here to Help Posted on: Sep 17, 2015 by Tina O’Reilly Dr. Mark Gettleman started Dr. Goofy Gettwell Pediatrics because he felt medicine was becoming more like a fast food restaurant – see more patients, spend less time. Neither were the regular 9-5 hours viable. Illness doesn’t keep working hours, does it? SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 – “Your child … Continue reading DPC JOURNAL SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Goofy Gettwell Pediatrics by Dr. Mark Gettleman

Pa.-based Geisinger Health System Aiming to provide concierge care ‘for the masses’

In Los Angeles, there are physicians, including my wife, who provide concierge care to affluent patients with great needs. At Geisinger, what I’ve seen is concierge care with the same level of attention to detail, for the masses. For example, we just learned we overtook Switzerland and we’re best in the world in anticoagulation therapy for stroke patients. So we have world-class outcomes delivered in … Continue reading Pa.-based Geisinger Health System Aiming to provide concierge care ‘for the masses’

The Millennial Patient: New Data Highlights Key Differences Between Millennial and Baby Boomer Healthcare Consumers

3,000-person survey from Nuance reveals how the healthcare landscape will shift as Millennials become larger consumers of healthcare BURLINGTON, MA, | Nuance Communications, Inc. | August 31, 2015 –Millennials overtook Baby Boomers this year as the largest living generation; and while Baby Boomers may currently consume most healthcare resources, the move to value-based care and increased focus on prevention is driving healthcare providers to better understand … Continue reading The Millennial Patient: New Data Highlights Key Differences Between Millennial and Baby Boomer Healthcare Consumers