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Falling through the Cracks in the Healthcare System

6/23/19 – POORER HEALTH OUTCOMES To care properly for patients who have complex, chronic illnesses, physicians require time. Lack of adequate time to care for patients is the number one complaint of…Read More

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What is Menopause?

5/22/19 – It’s more than just hot flashes and the absence of periods I take care of a number of women in various stages of menopause in my practice as a direct…Read More

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A Patient Asks: “Does Medical Marijuana Work for Pain?”

5/5/19 – From UpToDate: “The use of cannabis and cannabinoids for chronic pain is controversial. A 2017 meta-analysis of 27 randomized trials and three observational cohort studies of plant-based cannabis use (smoked,…Read More

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Should I Get A Measles Vaccine?

5/4/19 – Given that the United States is currently experiencing the largest outbreak of measles since 1994, many people are rightly concerned about their immunity to the disease. So should we all…Read More

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Is DPC the Panacea Everyone Thinks It Is?

4/12/19 – I recently had an email exchange with a long-time, well-regarded senior benefit professional who has extensive experience in developing and implementing cost-containment strategies for large employers and in utilizing near-site…Read More

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Are You a Medical Assistant? We’re Hiring!

2/26/19 – If you have medical assistant experience, or know anyone who does, take a look! ImagineMD is a rapidly growing, innovative company establishing direct primary care health centers in a variety…Read More

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Is Direct Primary Care Working for Employers Across the Country?

2/1/19 – Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) is the leading advocate for the legislative/regulatory interests of the self-insurance industry at both the state and federal levels. SIIA is the leading voice for…Read More