concierge medicine


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concierge medicine

n.
A health care arrangement in which patients pay an enrollment fee in order to receive care at a medical practice.
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Industry experts and physicians provide guidance on issues ranging from startup considerations, funding options, and business model pros and cons to effectively staffing and marketing a Concierge Medicine practice.
com)-- In the first edition of "The Doctor's Guide To Concierge Medicine and Direct Primary Care," leading industry experts and physicians provide guidance on issues ranging from: startup considerations; funding options; and business model pros and cons to effectively staffing and marketing a membership medicine practice.
The idea that a concierge model could work at a lower price point and without insurance occurred to Garrison Bliss when a couple of his group practice partners left to launch the MD2 (pronounced "MD squared") Concierge Medicine practice.
With more physicians retiring and an increasing number of doctors, particularly younger physicians, planning to switch in whole or in part to concierge medicine, we could see a limiting effect on physician supply and, ultimately, on the ability of the U.
The passage and implementation of the ACA continues to present strategic opportunities for the market: provider consolidation/service integration, the introduction of new delivery options such as retail clinics and concierge medicine, new payment methodologies, electronic health care technology, consumer empowerment, an overhaul of the health insurance market, and the introduction of new medical devices and pharmaceutical innovations.
He said from that he learned that concierge medicine is so demanding that it's for a select few who have the right frame of mind.
Concierge medicine has the reputation of being for the rich, but Beard and others said that's not the case.
144) Concierge medicine is a personalized form of healthcare where an individual pays the physician directly for increased one-on-one access.
Over the next one to three years, more than 50 percent of physicians will cut back on patients seen, work part-time, switch to concierge medicine, retire, or take other steps likely to reduce patient access, the survey finds.
Multidisciplinary clinic space including dental and concierge medicine will be located adjacent to the hospital.
Multidisciplinary clinic space, including dental and concierge medicine, will be located adjacent to the hospital.
MODEL TWO: This direct primary care movement is an inverted model of concierge medicine for the wealthy, but its taproot extends to the time before traditional health insurance.