As politicians debate the political prescription for American health care, this past year has shown our strategic investments are reaping tangible results. Our efforts in Direct Primary Care (DPC) have trained hundreds of doctors to deliver low cost, high-quality care […]
The Docs4PatientCare Foundation MISSION is to:
Preserve the sanctity of the physician-patient relationship, promote quality care, support affordable access to care for all Americans and to protect the patient’s personal health care decisions.
The job for legislators is to 1) protect the DPC practice model from insurance regulators and 2) allow insurance carriers the flexibility to quickly respond to market innovations and join the fight to provide more than coverage, but care.
Don’t let the comedy deceive you. Dr. Chad Savage unpacks the data, point by point, delivering the comprehensive comparison of DPC with the third party insurance model – all within his compelling, comedic style.
Health Care In the News
As Detroit’s planners strive to create “20-minute neighborhoods” where residents can easily access goods and services, there’s a missing component in many parts of the city: family physicians. In Wayne County, there are 1,516 residents for every primary care physician […]
California’s insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into Aetna after learning a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he never looked at patients’ records when deciding whether to approve or deny care. California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones […]
As consumers face higher and higher out-of-pocket costs for healthcare services, they will demand greater value, according to a comprehensive report published by healthcare industry experts Daniel Weinbach, Richard Klass, and Justin Irizarry. The three announced the publication of their white paper, “Healthcare […]
Doctor’s Lounge Radio Show
Patients Venting but Few Praising? Yelp has become ubiquitous in rating everything from restaurants to services nationwide. Online ratings have become a mainstay in modern life, but has it filtered down to patients rating doctors in a useful way? In […]
Interviews from the front lines of care The on-site interviews with thought leaders from our Direct Primary Care Conference continue with a discussion of Health IT. As the DPC movement grows and the market for serving the practice model becomes economically […]
Surviving Medical School Elizabeth Wendell is a young physician who had escaped the indoctrination in college and medical school that most individuals in her position have been subjected to. She steps into the Doctor’s Lounge with host Hal Scherz, M.D. […]