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Schimpff, MD: 'Paying the doctor directly is better for all concerned'

By Stephen C. Schimpff, MD | Physician 

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July 21, 2014 - The fundamental problem in health care delivery today is a highly dysfunctional payment system that leads to higher costs, lesser quality and reduced satisfaction. 969 more words

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Washington physician sidesteps traditional insurance to focus on patients

By Lyxan Toledanes

JULY 19, 2014 -Dr. Nila Jones said she loves spending time with her patients, but she hates dealing with their insurance companies. 539 more words

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TREND: 'Starting Sept. 1, Dr.s Blum and Bontempi will still be seeing patients at the same Sandy Hollow Road office in Mystic, but as part of MDVIP ...'

By Judy Benson

JUNE 16, 2014 - After more than two decades as traditional family practice physicians with a steady stream of patients at their Mystic and New London offices, Drs. 1,307 more words

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CALIFORNIA/TELEMEDICINE: House Call Doctor Los Angeles Innovating in Telemedicine

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – In today’s hurry-worry climate, who has time to visit the doctor? Fortunately new technology means you don’t necessarily have to see a doctor, with services such as the burgeoning… 604 more words

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PRESS RELEASE: Signature MD Sues Largest Concierge Medicine Membership Program Rival Over Anti-Competitive Business Practices

Press Release Sources: Signature MD and http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2062660#ixzz37qGsxEMk

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Signature MD, Inc. (SignatureMD), a privately held concierge medicine membership program provider headquartered in Los Angeles, is suing a much larger competitor over what it deems anti-competitive and monopolistic behavior in violation of several federal and state laws. 540 more words

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