STARTUP: Finding Capital To Startup Your Direct Pay Clinic in a Tough Economy

By Michael Tetreault, Editor-In-Chief SPRING/SUMMER 2014 – Although concierge medical clinics and 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 extensive and … Continue reading STARTUP: Finding Capital To Startup Your Direct Pay Clinic in a Tough Economy

BUSINESS TRENDs: New Gainesville (FL) health clinic offers direct primary care (includes interviews w/ the Advanced RNPs at CPC and the DPC Journal)

By Christopher Curry, Staff writer Published: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 6:01 a.m. | Last Modified: Monday, June 8, 2015 at 10:25 p.m. A newly opened clinic in a small office plaza near a busy Gainesville intersection marks the local arrival of a growing national trend in health care. Opened in May behind the CVS Pharmacy on Northwest 23rd Avenue and Northwest 43rd Street, Celebrate … Continue reading BUSINESS TRENDs: New Gainesville (FL) health clinic offers direct primary care (includes interviews w/ the Advanced RNPs at CPC and the DPC Journal)

Trending Today @ DPC JOURNAL, a Spotlight on PEDIATRICS: Pediatric house visits come to the Ozarks, 2016

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

NELSON, MD: “Designing Value into Your Direct Pay Practice, Part I – The Service Proposition”

By Robert Nelson, MD, Direct Primary Care Physician | Advocate for market-based solutions & Patient-centered reforms | Entrepreneur | Writer | http://encompasshealthdirect.com/ OCTOBER 24, 2015 – What do patients really want?  Most surveys, formal and informal, indicate that mostly patients want two things consistently above others: 1) To feel like they’ve been heard and, 2) to have access to their doctor when they need them.  … Continue reading NELSON, MD: “Designing Value into Your Direct Pay Practice, Part I – The Service Proposition”