Tag: direct pay

STARTUP: There are effective ways to merge a direct pay or concierge model with a traditional practice, to the benefit of both.

June 22, 2015 | By Elaine Pofeldt When Kevin Kelleher, MD, and Mark Vasiliadis, MD, launched Executive Healthcare Services in Reston, Virginia, they viewed their fee-based membership practice as a way to continue practicing primary care in the way they loved. Executive Healthcare Services, which has a model […]

‘The rise and further rise of Concierge Medicine.’ – British Medical Journal

Feature Concierge medicineBMJ 2013; 347 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6465 (Published 28 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6465 By Leigh Page, freelance healthcare and business writer – leighpage@comcast.net Leigh Page finds that as US healthcare expands, direct pay or “concierge medicine” practices are gaining a foothold by meeting a few […]

LEGAL: Concierge Medicine, Tension Between Physician Autonomy and the Ethical Obligation to Provide Indigent Care

By Kristi L. Tonn, J.D., LL.M. candidate (Health Law) kltonn2@central.uh.edu Health Law and Perspectives. University of Houston Law Center Introduction Primary care physicians and patients alike are becoming increasin gly unhappy with the way primary care is currently being delivered. Physicians often see in excess of 2,000 patients […]

ILLINOIS: Highland Park physician offers hybrid concierge service — ‘Patients who enroll in the hybrid concierge program keep their traditional health insurance plan …’

By Jackie Pilossoph | For Sun-Times Media APRIL 29, 2014 – There is a reason some patients go to the doctor and feel like they’ve been handed a prescription and rushed out the door. Because the overhead costs of health care have increased significantly over the last several […]