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FORBES: “I think concierge medicine is not for the elite few. We all could have a concierge doctor if we freed doctors and patients to relate the way other professionals and their clients relate.” -Goodman

By John C. Goodman Contributor, Forbes SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 – Only 6 percent of doctors are happy with their jobs, according to one survey. They commit suicide at twice the rate of the general population. Over half are unsure they would recommend the practice of medicine to young […]

LEGAL and MEDICARE: January 2015, Medicare will pay qualifying physicians and others, a chronic care management (CCM) flat (per patient) monthly fee .

Medicare to pay for chronic care management: Forbidden fruit or just what the doctor ordered?  AUGUST 27, 2014 – Commencing in January 2015, Medicare will pay qualifying physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, and certified nurse midwives a chronic care management (CCM) flat (per […]

FORBES: ‘WeCare Clinics, Iora Health, Qliance Medical Management, MDVIP, and OneMedical have all reported reductions in total healthcare costs for their patients of 15% or more versus population norms*.’

By Todd Hixon, Contributor APRIL 4, 2014 – Many proposals for improving cost/effectiveness of U.S. medicine are contending for resources and attention. These proposals span personalized medicine, big-data technology to find patterns and coordinate care, tightly-managed accountable healthcare systems, and marketplace incentives. Listening to a panel prepare for a […]