By Elizabeth Barmeier | 0 comments Tuesday, January 12, 2016 11:00 pm – Doctors making house visits is making a comeback in the pediatric world, and in southwest Missouri, one physician has added a twist to the concept. Dr. Martie Gravitt has ditched the traditional practice and created his own 24/7 direct primary care service called Gesundheit Pediatrics, LLC. Opened in 2014, Gravitt services house calls … Continue reading Trending Today @ DPC JOURNAL, a Spotlight on PEDIATRICS: Pediatric house visits come to the Ozarks, 2016
‘Health Savings Accounts Should Be Expanded and Protected.’ By Alexander Hendrie on Thursday, May 26th, 2016, 1:37 PM Health savings accounts, or HSAs are tax-advantaged accounts which are used to pay for routine, out-of-pocket medical expenses. They are used in conjunction with insurance plans which tend to cover large and/or unexpected health events and allow individuals to make choices that best fit their needs. Expanding … Continue reading “… the HSA Expansion act protects existing tax provisions that enable people to pay for and access their healthcare in the way that they prefer, prevents the removal of HSA-eligible plans from Obamacare exchanges, streamlines health care financing, and expands choices for personalized medicine including direct primary care.”
Includes a Formula that Helps You Determine the Best Model for You By Sonja Horner, Healthcare Business Innovator | Outcomes Advocate JANUARY 9, 2015 – The simplest way to define the differences between Direct Primary Care (DPC) and Concierge Medicine can be defined by a clock. Yes, I know we want to believe that when we move away from the 5-7 minute visits in a … Continue reading SONJA HORNER: ‘The Clock Will Help You Decide, DPC or Concierge Medicine.’
SUCCESS in any Membership Medicine Practice is about serving. It is a business that has customers that vote with their wallets, not an insurance card. Trust and relationships between doctor and patient take time to develop but mature quickly in these environments. When you understand the servant nature of Membership Medicine (i.e. DPC), you’re on your way to becoming not just a good Doctor, but … Continue reading EDITOR: What you lack in age or business experience in DPC, make up for in “Likeability” with your Patients/Community.