Direct Primary Care Conference 2016

Panel 1:  The Big Picture

This is a fantastic primer on Direct Primary Care, how it serves patients, and the practical steps for Doctors to begin their own practice.

  • Moderated Q&A – Hal Scherz, MD, Moderator
  • Ryan Neuhofel, DO – Detail the appeal and rapid growth of Direct Primary Care.
  • Lee Gross, MD – Differentiate between setting up a Direct Primary Care practice and concierge practice.
  • Josh Umbehr, MD – Implement value added services.
  • Chad Savage, MD – Discuss marketing challenges and suggestions for Direct Primary Care.

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Powerpoint Presentations as PDFs:
Neuhofel’s Presentation
Savage’s Presentation (download as PPT)

Panel 2:  Legal

A discussion on discuss legal issues, contracting issues, and compliance with Direct Primary Care.

  • Moderated Q&A – Hal Scherz, MD, Moderator
  • Featuring – Phil Eskew, DO, JD, MBA

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Powerpoint Presentations as PDFs:
Eskew’s Presentation

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Panel 3:  Working with Businesses and Specialists

 Direct Primary Care Working with Businesses and Specialists

  •  Featuring Keith Smith, M.D. discussing embracing the free market in health care.
  • Jay Kempton describing how to work with employers / TPAs /Self funded plans.
  • Brian Hill, M.D. analyzing Direct Primary Care and the role for specialists.
  • Moderated Q&A by Lee Gross, M.D.

Files For This Panel

Powerpoint Presentations as PDFs:
Kempton Presentation
Hill Presentation

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Panel 4: Doctors Lounge Radio Show – Live 

 Harnessing the Power of HIT

  • Jeff English, MD  – Analyze Direct Primary Care and Telemedicine.
  • Randall Oates, MD  – Discuss Direct Primary Care and EHR – Challenges and Opportunities
  • Moderated Q&A – Michael Koriwchak, MD, Moderator

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Powerpoint Presentations as PDFs:
None For This Presentation

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Breakout Session Track 

Start Up Basics

Discuss establishing pricing for labs, imaging, pharmacy, ancillary services and determining pricing structure; detail basic marketing Dos and Don’ts; describe setting up the practice and keeping the overhead low & analyze getting the transition right.

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Powerpoint Presentations as PDFs:
Walsh Presentation
Ciampi Presentation

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Case Studies

DPC Start ups

A panel of 10 Direct Primary Care (DPC) physicians with experience in this practice model that ranges from months to years explain their experiences.
The discussion ranged from the pitfalls and problems physicians encounter (and how to avoid them) to the joys of establishing a DPC practice.

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Powerpoint Presentations as PDFs:
Presentation

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Why Everything We Think We Know About Health Care is Wrong

With David Goldhill, CEO of Game Show Network

David Goldhill, CEO of Game Show Network
Beyond telling the tragic story of his father and the later adventures in medicine to heal his son, Goldhill unpacked the comparison after comparison of the advances in technology and productivity in every area against the state of health care.
This keynote, “Why Everything We Think We Know About Health Care is Wrong”, brings biting analysis and extensive research into one eureka moment after another challenging the preconceptions in delivering health care that have plagued us for decades.
Beyond shattering the status quo, Goldhill models how to even talk about reform to regular people terrified to go to the doctor or hospital because of the catastrophic costs lurking behind their “insurance”.

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Dinner Keynote

Fortress and Frontier in American Health Care

Robert Graboyes, Ph.D. – “Fortress and Frontier in American Health Care
Senior Research Fellow and Health Care Scholar, Mercatus Center, George Mason University

In speaking about the Fortress mentality and Frontier opportunities in health care, Graboyes did not hesitate to celebrate the innovation of DPC and tech advances in health care, but neither did he fail to step on toes when in came to perceived physician blind spots regarding everything from tele-medicine to nurse practitioners.
A Senior Research Fellow and Health Care Scholar at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University, Graboyes brought his famed outsider analysis to the state of health care, health care technology, and innovation.

With wide ranging analysis drawing from successes in other disciplines and making startling comparisons when evaluating advancements (or the lack thereof) in other fields, Graboyes sparked a fiesty Q&A not to be missed.

Watch the video or download the MP3 at d4pcfoundation.org/dpc and be sure to read the two articles he quoted extensively in the congenial debate he described on the impact of Uber on medicine.
Graboyes here and the opposing view by Tom Valenti here.

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Powerpoint Presentations as PDFs:
Graboyes Presentation

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Breakout Session – Advanced Practice Growth Strategies

 Part 1

 Part 2

Josh Umbehr, MD, Ryan Neuhofel, MD & Jon Izbicki, MD 
Three successful DPC practice leaders field questions on the practical steps to taking an established practice to the next level.  Everything from managing physician employees & contracts to developing a staff that instinctively sells the practice services at every opportunity is covered in the wide ranging Q&A.  (Part 2 has improved audio/video as technical improvements were made live onsite)

Note:  Technical and facilities limitations in our break out session room prevented the recording quality experienced from our main stage.  We provide these diminished video recordings for your listening enrichment knowing this Q&A session contains valuable content.

Headphones recommended.

 

Files For This Panel

Powerpoint Presentations as PDFs:
Graboyes Presentation