Telemedicine improves pediatric care in rural emergency departments

By Ben Amirault AUGUST 20, 2013 – Quality of care is highest when rural emergency departments use telemedicine consultations on pediatric cases, according to new research published in Critical Care Medicine.Telemedicine is particularly helpful for rural emergency departments who only see a handful of pediatric cases each year. According to a recent Reuters article, guidelines on how to care for children in the emergency department … Continue reading Telemedicine improves pediatric care in rural emergency departments

STARTUP: Finding Capital For Your Direct Care Office in a Tough Economy

BY MICHAEL TETREAULT, EDITOR, DPC Journal and DEANNA BAXAM AUG 7, 2013 – Although direct primary care doctors offices are popping up across the country, some hopeful owners are still struggling to get financing, and this has many “docpreneurs” wondering how to go about getting the cash they need to either start or maintain their medical business. These days, the application to secure a business loan is … Continue reading STARTUP: Finding Capital For Your Direct Care Office in a Tough Economy

EMR Stories: Bootstrapping My Direct Primary Care Practice

Posted on August 1, 2013 by W. Ryan Neuhofel, DO, MPH Dr. Ryan Neuhofel is a Practice Fusion physician contributor I quickly realized the traditional health care system was a mess in my first years in medical school. After briefly flirting with the idea of starting an Asian fusion taco truck, I decided to start a solo Direct Primary Care family practice to avoid a … Continue reading EMR Stories: Bootstrapping My Direct Primary Care Practice

TECHNOLOGY: Best App for Finding A Private-Pay, Direct Care Doc

Best App for Finding A Direct Pay, Direct Care Doc JULY 22, 2013 | Atlanta, GA – Concierge Doc, the concierge medicine and direct primary care’s first-ever mobile application (app) was developed by the entrepreneur and Editor behind Concierge Medicine Today who between meetings, noticed there was no easy way to find a concierge or direct primary care doctor on his smart phone. The new, … Continue reading TECHNOLOGY: Best App for Finding A Private-Pay, Direct Care Doc