Direct Primary Care

What is direct care?

By Gabby Marquez

As the name suggests, direct care describes a relationship between a healthcare provider and a patient that does not involve intermediaries such as insurance companies. The direct care ...

June 7th, 2022

Direct primary care and patient engagement

By Krystle Thornton

Independent physicians tend to launch direct care practices out of a desire to spend more time with their patients. They might convert an existing practice, leave a bigger practice, or ...

June 7th, 2022

Direct primary care and population health

By Gabby Marquez

A growing number of direct primary care (DPC) physicians are working with employer groups to provide healthcare for the company’s employees. The DPC model has come to be recognized as a ...

June 7th, 2022

What to consider when finding a DPC practice location

By Julia Burgess

Starting or expanding a direct primary care (DPC) practice involves many considerations. You will have to think about staffing and marketing your practice. If you’re converting to a DPC ...

June 7th, 2022

Educating your community on DPC

By Gabby Marquez

One of the biggest challenges in establishing a direct primary care (DPC) practice is ensuring that your patients understand how it works. Attracting new patients will also require ...

May 1st, 2022

Most important EHR features for DPC doctors

By Gabby Marquez

Not all electronic health record (EHR) systems fit all providers’ needs. Sometimes the EHR needs to be customized for the specific type of independent practice. That is certainly the case ...

April 1st, 2022