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Travis Good, MD: “There are challenges associated with selling and scaling a business targeting DPC ….”


By Travis Good, MD/MBA, Co-founder of Catalyze AUGUST 16, 2014 –  I wrote a post on concierge medicine and direct primary care (DPC) in March 2013. It didn’t get into much detail about why DPC is such a great target for new digital health companies and services, only that it makes sense for providers given… Read More ›

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Two Companies in fight for ‘concierge medicine’ market – The Boston Globe

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‘Concierge Medicine’ service says rival has monopoly  – The Boston Globe By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey, The Boston Globe, Staff August 22, 2014 – Two companies are battling in court over the Greater Boston market for premium health care services known as “concierge medicine,” a lucrative business that is growing nationally even as the broader industry… Read More ›

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DPC Coalition Message: “Let’s change our nation’s healthcare.”

(0) DPC Coalition Steering Committee at a fly-in and policy summit where we shared the good news with Congress and the Administration about how Direct Primary Care is changing health care across the country.

The central tenants of this movement are based on a culture of service, patient empowerment, trusting relationships supported by unrushed care, rejection of FFS insurance incentives, excellence of medical care and promotion of health. There are now dozens if not hundreds of different business models and there is support from the entire political spectrum.AUGUST 22,… Read More ›

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BOSTON, MASS.: FREE Webinar — Direct Primary Care (DPC) Exchange & InLight EHR Lounge

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Pri-Med Friday, September 12, 2014 at 8:30 AM – Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EDT) Boston, MA Come Learn about a revolutionary new electronic health record, InLight. This record is aimed at the Direct Primary Care providers, where patients or employers pay doctors or practices directly for health care without insurance for primary… Read More ›

Success Stories »

DPC and TECH: Direct Primary Care & FitBits — Life with AtlasMD

(0) Josh Umbehr, MD, Founder of AtlasMD

By Jennifer M. Joe, MD, MedTech Boston AUGUST 15, 2014 – There are a number of innovations and care delivery models happening all across the US. What are physicians doing? What are they doing? What’s working? AtlasMD is a direct primary care provider in Wichita, Kansas that has been in operation for the last 5… Read More ›

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Direct Primary Care and Concierge Medicine: They’re not the same

(2) MedLion Direct Primary Care’s Founder and CEO, Dr. Samir Qamar, will be speaking at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2014 National Assembly Conference in late October, in Washington, D.C.

By Samir Qamar, MD | Physician  August 24, 2014 – Direct primary care (DPC) and concierge medicine are rapidly growing models of primary care. Though the terms are used interchangeably, both are not the same. Such liberal use of terms, many times by even those within the industry, confuses those who are attempting to understand… Read More ›


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