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RADIO: Carrie Bordinko, MD of AZ on Concierge Care and Consolare Personal Physicians

RADIO: Carrie Bordinko, MD of AZ on Concierge Care and Consolare Personal Physicians

APRIL 21, 2014 - Listen to interview … click here.

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Cut-rate concierge medicine? One Medical resorts to discounting

TRENDING: Cut-rate concierge medicine? One Medical resorts to discounting

By David E. Williams

JANUARY 30, 2014 - I have mixed views about concierge medicine. On the one hand I like the idea of higher service levels for patients and the ability for doctors to practice medicine the way they think is right without feeling like hamsters on a wheel. 383 more words

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FAST COMPANY: The Mayo Clinic's New Doctor-In-An-iPhone

For $49.95 a month, the Mayo Clinic can turn your phone into a personal health concierge.

By Neal Ungerleider

APRIL 18, 2014 – For approximately $50 a month, the… 472 more words

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Lessons in Greatness: One Woman's Journey In Concierge Medicine

By Michael Tetreault, Editor

On Patient Conversion:

Step 1 — Get your head straight. 

Dr. Caroline Abruzese: Why are you doing this?  Primary care physicians have a right to make a living. 471 more words

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Op/Ed: ACA Threatens Promise of Concierge Medicine

Analysis by Walter Russell Mead & Staff

April 12, 2014 - Doctors in Texas are showing us what a medical system without comprehensive insurance might look like. 92 more words

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Maine doctors ditch insurance, offer monthly subscriptions for primary care

By Jackie Farwell, BDN Staff

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Roxanne Pettigrow has no health insurance. But the Gorham woman visits her doctor in South Portland every few weeks, paying $50 up front, once per month for regular checkups, office visits and preventive health screenings — care those lacking health coverage often skip. 623 more words

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Doctors Shun Insurance, Offering Care for Cash

By ALEXA URA

LAREDO, Tex. — For 12 hours a day, the waiting room at Dr. Gustavo Villarreal’s family practice is packed with patients who pay a flat $50 fee for the convenience — or necessity — of a walk-in, quick-turn doctor’s visit. 620 more words

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