By Stephanie Baum FEBRUARY 9, 2016 – In a world positively laden with apps, weight management and nutrition are a big portion of the wellness management division of mobile health apps. By IMS Health’s reckoning they account for 12 percent of these apps. But two year old startup Rise still found […]
Abstract Health Aff December 2015 34:122016-2019; doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1281 Direct primary care represents a new model for providers eager to spend more time with fewer patients and bypass insurance headaches. Health Affairs is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. The peer-reviewed journal was founded in 1981 […]
NATIONAL: Concierge Medicine Receives Nod From Presidential Campaign Trail and Dr. Ben Carson. ~National Review
By Quin Hillyer, National Review September 24, 2015 4:00 AM – The neurosurgeon-turned-candidate discusses foreign policy, health care, and himself. Dr. Ben Carson may be soft-spoken, but that doesn’t mean he’s reticent about discussing policy. Provided a supposedly strict 15-minute window for a private phone interview with the […]
Carson talks health care at Upstate Chamber Coalition summit. Advocates for health savings accounts and free market for health care By April A. Morris September 18, 2015 – On his birthday, Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson stopped at the Upstate Chamber Coalition’s Friday health care summit to […]
OHIO: Local hospitals prepare for Republican National Convention … “…we’re talking about what`s called Concierge Medicine,” said Dr. Michael Anderson, Chief Medical Officer for University Hospitals.
December 1, 2015, by Lorrie Taylor CLEVELAND, OH – When the Republican National Convention and its 50 thousand participants, including media, come to Cleveland in July of 2016, the medical community will be ready. “We want to provide the delegates the top-notch care that they deserve, so we`re talking […]
TRENDING STORY … CNBC [VIDEO] Interview: CNBC, CMT, Dr. Ken Redcross, and others … “Doctors on demand: Concierge Medicine becoming more affordable.”
March 24, 2015 | Sharon Epperson, NBR, CNBC.com Paying for concierge health care—no longer a just a perk for the super rich—is growing in popularity. With rising out-of-pocket costs, higher deductibles in their health plans and fewer doctors in provider networks, many consumers want to take more control […]
LEGAL: HHS’ Office of the Inspector General (OIG) published the results of 3 investigations into the overcharging of Medicare patients …
Blog | April 30, 2015 | Compliance, Law & Malpractice, Medical Billing & Collections, Operations, Practice Models By James J. Eischen, Jr. and Michael Campbell Navigating Medicare compliance remains a central consideration. Medicare participatory practices must not establish subscription payments for amenities covered by Medicare. HHS’ Office of […]
CMT SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Paul Sweigert has established a solo practice in Napa, Red Bike Medicine, where patients pay $1,200 to $1,700 a year to belong.
Dr. Sweigert was born and raised in Sacramento and attended Jesuit High School and later CSU, Fresno where he received a bachelor of science degree in Physical Therapy. While practicing Physical Therapy at hospitals in the Sacramento area he completed pre-med studies at C.S.U Sacramento and later attended […]
STARTUP: Sian Lindsay, MD…introducing concierge care to the Willow Glen community in San Jose, CA ~Specialdocs
Source: Specialdocs Consultants, Inc. Sian Lindsay, MD Willow Glen Primary Care Medicine 1226 Lincoln Ave., #100 Tel. 408-295-1005 http://www.willowglenprimarycare.com April 15, 2015 – A private practitioner for more than a decade, on April 15, Sian Lindsay, MD is opening the doors to her concierge medical practice, the first […]
We’re approaching the end of the generalist PCP model … ‘We see four emerging PCP identities …’ ~A.B.G.
By The Advisory Board Company FALL 2014 – One critical outcome of designing the clinical workforce for three distinct clinical products is the end of the traditional primary care practice model. The industry is moving toward a more customized, consumer-centric version of primary care access, and the standard one-size-fits-all […]