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MISSOURI: $70 a month for check ups, some tests and meetings with a nutrition specialist and PCP.


COLUMBIA, Mo. – Dr. Myriam Ensling made the old dentist’s office she moved to in 2012 her new place of business, even with the dental lamps hanging from the ceiling. “I see the patient, I have to write down the diagnosis, to do the bill, to prescribe things in only fifteen minutes,” Ensling said. “So… Read More ›

How-To »

The Six Habits of Self-Made DPC Doctors [2014]

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By Michael Tetreault, Editor-In-Chief Do You Have What It Takes? AUGUST 25, 2014 – The editor’s at The DPC Journal (, asked some of the industry’s leading physicians and business owners, ‘what are the traits of a direct primary care physician business owner?’ From the onset, the idea of starting or even moving your medical… Read More ›

Legal »

LEGAL: New Law Lets Doctors Drop Insurance Model for Direct Pay

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By Josh Duplechai, Latest Advocacy News, Louisiana Medical Society    Thursday, 28 August 2014 – Fed up with shrinking insurance reimbursements and the mounting financial and regulatory pressure to do more for patients with less money, primary care practices are looking for ways to stay viable. Rather than join the trend of independent doctors securing… Read More ›

Events »

Maine Medical Association Holding Direct Primary Care Workshop for Maine Physicians

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SAVE THE DATE  Friday, September 26th (afternoon) through Saturday, September 27th (morning) DIRECT PRIMARY CARE (DPC) WORKSHOP FOR MAINE PHYSICIANS at the Maine Medical Association 30 Association Drive, Manchester, ME Come and learn about Direct Primary Care – What is it? Why are over 500,000 patients nationwide now in DPC arrangements? How does DPC work… Read More ›

Politics and Wash. Policy »

SIBERT, MD: ‘So doctors are sick of medicine: What can we do to fix that?’

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Karen S. Sibert, MD | Physician | September 8, 2014 Dr. Sandeep Jauhar, a cardiologist, believes with good reason that many physicians have become “like everybody else:  insecure, discontented and anxious about the future.”  In a recent, widely-circulated column in the Wall Street Journal, “Why Doctors Are Sick of Their Profession,” he explains how medicine has… Read More ›

Success Stories »

BUSINESS: A business approach to controlling health care costs … ~By Schimpff, MD

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Stephen C. Schimpff, MD | Policy | September 7, 2014 Part of a series. Helping employees improve their health is right for the company’s bottom line and is doing right by our employees.  Healthier employees are happier, demonstrate less absenteeism and presenteesism, and are more productive.  This is a win for everyone involved.   –… Read More ›

Technology »

INVESTMENT NEWS: Online doctor directory and booking service Lybrate today announced a $1.23 million raise in a public filing with the SEC.

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India’s version of ZocDoc raises $1.2M — just as ZocDoc looks to hire a GM for India August 18, 2014 11:15 am by Harrison Weber Online doctor directory and booking service Lybrate today announced a $1.23 million raise in a public filing with the SEC. Founded in 2013, Lybrate sits among a growing number of international book-a-doctor startups, including France-based KelDoc,… Read More ›


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