By Dr. Jeff Gold, Gold Direct Care, Boston, MASS. FEBRUARY 3, 2016 – For a state that prides itself on providing superior healthcare services for its citizens, Massachusetts is emerging as the state that no other state wants to emulate. No matter how much policymakers tinker with the state’s delivery of healthcare, we have the distinction of being one of the costliest systems in the … Continue reading JEFF GOLD, MD: “The Solution to Making Our Healthcare System Affordable May Be a Lesson From Our Past.”
By Dr. Jeff Gold, Gold Direct Care, Boston, MASS. Yesterday, October 1st 2015, was a very critical day for the “disease management” system that we mistake for a healthcare system in the United States. It was when the new coding system called ICD-10 goes live for a majority of American physicians and Nurse Practitioners. This is nothing more than another layer of bureaucratic red-tape that does … Continue reading ICD-10: It’s Nice Not Knowing You … ~Jeff Gold, MD
By Jessica Alpert SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 – In the Center’s quest to learn more about the direct primary care (DPC) model and movement, four members from the Center’s team traveled to Marblehead, MA in early August to visit Gold Direct Care. Gold Direct Care is located in the heart of downtown Marblehead, in a beautiful building with a quaint courtyard. The office was thoughtfully designed; … Continue reading HARVARD: A Visit to Gold Direct Care … Massachusetts’ First Direct Primary Care Practice.
By Jeff Gold, MD, Gold Direct Care AUGUST 31, 2015 – We often read about the Primary Care shortage across the country continuing to grow, especially in states like Massachusetts that have a higher proportion of specialists. Some will argue that its exaggerated but numbers do not lie. Call a local doctors office and find out how long it takes to be seen as a … Continue reading GOLD, MD: “The Primary Care Shortage … How Significant Can an Email Be?”