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Clinical Advisor Weighs In on DPC in Marketplace

Can ‘concierge medicine’ improve primary care?

SEPTEMBER 11, 2014

the Clinical Advisor take:

Too many patients, too few providers, and too much paperwork have fractured primary care in the United States, according to an article published in Medical Economics. 365 more words


An Open and Forthright Letter to Primary Care Physicians: Overcoming the Barriers to DPC Model Success

An Open and Forthright Letter to Primary Care Physicians: Overcoming the Barriers to New Delivery Model Success

By Tom Valenti,CEO, Forthright Health

Summary, if you don’t want to read the whole thing: 2,039 more words


Cardiologist Speaks From The Heart About America's Medical System

By Dr. Sandeep Jauhar is the creator and director of the Heart Failure Program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, a teaching hospital. He’s the author of an earlier memoir called Intern and contributes to The New York Times.   1,337 more words


BUSINESS: A business approach to controlling health care costs ... ~By Schimpff, MD

Stephen C. Schimpff, MD | Policy | September 7, 2014

Part of a series.

Helping employees improve their health is right for the company’s bottom line and is doing right by our employees.  1,274 more words


Tale between Distance and the Heart: Does Distance Make the Heart Grow Fonder?

Among all the witty and inspiring American proverbs, there is one that makes lovey-dovey girls gush all over inside. Distance makes the heart grow fonder, … 316 more words

Opinion / Editorial

Prisoners of Peace

Today, I published a short op-ed on last month’s kidnapping of 45 Fijian peacekeepers in the Golan Heights by the Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front. Thankfully, the Fijian peacekeepers were released yesterday, but their two week ordeal illustrates a worrying symptom of a broken system: today, peacekeepers are more apt to serve in regions where there is “no peace to keep”; where the potential belligerents are non-state actors (rebels, extremist groups, etc…) to whom the rules of international law —and the logic of deterrence— matter little; and where Western (or developed countries) loathe to donate their own troops. 149 more words

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