One of the hallmarks of modern medicine is the ability to detect illness early—before it becomes a major health concern—and treat it appropriately in order to prevent additional complications down the road. While the concept of early detection of illness is not unique to concierge medicine, this new model of healthcare does have some unique […]
The article beginning on page 12 features AAPP’s Dr. Mark Williams and AAPP President Dr. Matt Priddy.
The changing landscape of healthcare in the past few decades has significantly affected the way that primary care doctors provide patient care. As insurance companies shifted to a system that primarily rewards doctors for procedures (rather than consultations and time spent with patients), doctors had to start seeing more patients every day, which means there […]
In today’s traditional healthcare model, many patients have lost connection with their primary care physician. With fewer and fewer doctors choosing primary care as their area of specialty, and the number of patients in need of medical care rising as the “baby boomer” generation reaches retirement age, many doctors struggle just to find the time […]
The average family doctor today carries a patient load of as many as 4,000 or more patients, which often leaves very little time for one-on-one interactions. If you are like many physicians who are considering changing to a concierge medicine practice, here are some tips to help you successfully transition to a much smaller practice […]
If you’re like a lot of physicians, you probably wonder about whether or not it is worthwhile to join professional organizations, and are curious about what some of the advantages might be for your practice and your patients. Sometimes when you are busy with the day-to-day operations of your concierge medicine practice, it can seem […]