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"Why I Became A Concierge Medicine Doctor." ~Doug Pitman, MD

By Doug Pitman, MD 

FEBRUARY 8, 2016 – Why should primary care physicians consider the concierge model of medicine? The question should really be rephrased: Why shouldn’t they? 311 more words

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Dr. Thomas LaGrelius' Story: "Successfully Switching to Concierge Care in California."

February 01, 2016 | By Janet Colwell

FEBRUARY 1, 2016 – Thomas LaGrelius, a family physician in Torrance, Calif., first realized the potential of concierge medicine 25 years ago after becoming fed up with the restrictions imposed by third-party insurers and cutting his ties with Blue Cross/Blue Shield — at the time his largest insurance contract. 417 more words

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SONJA HORNER: 'The Clock Will Help You Decide, DPC or Concierge Medicine.'

Includes a Formula that Helps You Determine the Best Model for You

By Sonja Horner, Healthcare Business Innovator | Outcomes Advocate

JANUARY 9, 2015 – 553 more words

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What's the difference?

I saw something about Barbie dolls the other day and it got me thinking a lot about childhood.  I was born in the mid-60’s, the Vietnam War was discussed at every dinner table, and someone decided that Ken wasn’t manly enough for Barbie… and along came GI Joe. 251 more words

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TRENDING Story on CMT ... Can Physician “Concierge Fees” be Reimbursed From a Health FSA or HSA?

By Janet Palcko

Nov 25, 2014 –  As “concierge medicine” gains popularity, we are getting a lot of inquiries as to whether such fees can be reimbursed from a Health FSA or HSA.  892 more words

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Scaling Bitcoin vs keeping-up-with-Visa

Continuing on theme of the previous post on Bitcoin scaling challenges, there is an implicit assumption driving the scaling controversy that requires a closer look. 2,243 more words

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When Appreciation Turns Into Appropriation

By Rachel York

I would like to address a project I read about recently on the internet. Hungarian journalist, Boglarka Balogh, seeking to spread awareness and act as an intermediary between the western world and women of African tribes, created a project in which she used Photoshop to morph her own face with the faces of these women. 301 more words

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