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Hospital Admitting Privileges: Do They Matter?

Posted by Jim Mumper, M.D. on Nov 8, 2019

If you are searching for a primary care physician, you’re probably asking several questions about things that matter in your decision making process.

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Topics: Concierge Medicine

Concierge Medicine: Costs, Factors and Considerations

Posted by Zack Smith, CEO on Oct 29, 2019

As you make a decision about whether concierge medicine is right for you and your family, you likely are paying attention to the price tag. Yes, you want the more personalized care that concierge physicians offer, but you probably also want a good value for your money. To make an informed choice, let’s take a deeper look at how concierge rates work and how to find the best value for your based on your unique needs.

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Topics: Concierge Medicine

How to Use Your HSA or FSA for Concierge Medicine

Posted by Joe Lasher, CFO on Oct 15, 2019

When it comes to financial assistance with healthcare, most of us appreciate any break that spares us a few dollars. So with concierge medicine, just like with any traditional medicine, you want to find every path toward possible savings. With that said, one resource you may want to consider is a spending account.

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Topics: Concierge Medicine

Our Favorite Articles

Posted by Charleen McManus, Membership on May 2, 2019

We read a lot of articles about the state of healthcare in the U.S. today. Occasionally, we find articles that not only reflect our philosophy, but also back it up with scientific data. 

The following articles explore a variety of topics that are part of the PartnerMD experience: the importance of primary care to health and longevity, prioritizing the relationship between a patient and their doctor, integrating physical and emotional health, and a true partnership between patient and physician. 

Tell us that you think in the comments and be sure to recommend any articles we missed. We will be keeping this page updated with new articles as we find them. 


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Topics: Concierge Medicine

What's the Difference Between a D.O. and an M.D.?

Posted by Rob Norris, D.O. on Mar 22, 2019

Typically, when doctors are referenced, you’re likely to hear “M.D.” associated with the doctor’s name. And this makes sense because about 9 out of every 10 physicians in the U.S. is a “medical doctor” or M.D.

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Topics: Concierge Medicine

Advanced Cardiovascular Screening + Other Tips for a Healthier Heart

Posted by Mark Petrizzi, M.D. on Feb 8, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. The CDC website goes on to note: "About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that's 1 in every 4 deaths."

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Topics: Medical Perspectives, Concierge Medicine, Executive Health

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