MED. ECO. | “Spotlight on Brian Forrest, MD”

February 25, 2018 | By Rose Schneider Krivich | Medical Economics It was 15 years ago that Brian Forrest, MD, a primary care physician in Apex, North Carolina, founded Access Healthcare—a practice considered one of the earliest direct primary care (DPC) practices in the U.S. and put Forrest on the map as a pioneer of the new practice type. Medical Economics spoke with Forrest on … Continue reading MED. ECO. | “Spotlight on Brian Forrest, MD”

JAMA | Direct Primary Care: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

JAMA Viewpoint | July 12, 2018 Eli Y. Adashi, MD, MS1; Ryan P. Clodfelter, BA2; Paul George, MD, MHPE3 JAMA. Published online July 12, 2018. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.8405 Primary care is the bedrock of reform of the US health system. New payment and care delivery models emphasize the importance of primary care medical homes with reimbursement prioritizing value over volume. It remains unclear how best to restructure US health care spending to attain the … Continue reading JAMA | Direct Primary Care: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back