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Rictor, MD: PART 1 of 2 -- The Unlearning Process of Direct Primary Care

PART 1 of 2: The Unlearning Process of Direct Primary Care

By Kenneth W. Rictor, MD, DPC Journal Contributor | Scotland Family Medicine

JULY 21, 2014 - 887 more words


robertnelsonmd.co reblogged this on THE SOVEREIGN PATIENT and commented:

The excellent First installment of a two part series by Dr. Rictor. His bullseye explanations and analogies expose the glaring deficiencies of our third-party sponsored medical care system that shrouds the true cost of care, causes rampant medical price inflation giving the illusion that we can't live without insurance even for small stuff. Nothing could be further from the truth. Read on...

Freedom, Medicine and Stazi Wannabes

Integrative doctors, independent practitioners–who have freed themselves from government and insurance contracts– and natural health practitioners support liberty.  All of these practitioners must be constantly vigilant against the depredations of state medical boards and others who can’t stand the idea that doubt about government facilitated medical monopolies  and their approved treatments has increased.   175 more words

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Apathy in Medical Care

-K Suresh

I had earlier written about apathy on the Expressway and now I felt I should write about – touching only the tip of the iceberg, actually – the apathy in healthcare delivery, which is well documented. 474 more words


Checked by Jennifer Jamelli

Title: Checked
Author: Jennifer Jamelli
Series: Checked #1
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 336
Published: December 17th 2013 by 48fourteen

Calista “Callie” Royce struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder, living her life in fear of murderers and infectious diseases. 711 more words

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Physicians: Liberate Yourself!

Do this in service of the reason you entered medicine:  To help individual patients and their families.

The Physician’s Declaration of Independence.

Doctor-Patient Relationship

POLICY: Docs See Direct Pay Model Making Progress in D.C.

By Physicians News Network

JULY 10, 2014 - Two Los Angeles and Orange County direct primary care physicians said that recent meetings of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the Direct Pay Primary Care Coalition (DPCC) with congressional leaders in Washington, D.C., are encouraging signs of an increased interest among politicians and organized medicine in the direct pay model. 940 more words