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Three Reasons Why Employers Should Care about Direct Primary CarePosted by Samir Qamar

Dr. Qamar is the CEO and founder of Medlion which is one of the oldest Direct Primary Care networks in the country. They’ve done great work in laying the foundation for DPC offices to thrive. Here, Dr. Qamar outline several good reasons why adding a DPC element to the employee healthplan could lower the overall cost of health insurnace and provide more benefit to the employees.

Three Reasons Why Employers Should Care about Direct Primary Care

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Direct Primary Care is good for Tennessee Op-ed

The Knoxville News Sentinel published my opinion piece about the value and necessity of Direct Primary Care for Tennesseans in today’s edition.  Thanks to the Beacon Center of Tennessee for helping to promote this piece as well as promoting good legislation that would allow DPC practices to thrive in our state. A good DPC practice provides individualized medical care to its patients  at a dramatically lower cost and   encourages other good physicians to move to our community while allowing a longer, more fruitful, career for those physicians considering early retirement as part of the epidemic of bureaucratic burnout. 

Dr. Mark B. McColl: Direct primary care best medical model

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Medicanomics and the free market

The free market was never about benevolence but rather incentives. We need to understand that if we align our incentives as a community anything is possible and government programs become obsolete. 

http://thehealthcareblog.com/blog/2016/01/30/there-is-nothing-free-about-the-health-care-market/

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Direct Primary Care presentation January 30th at 10am

Trinity will host our next community presentation on the Direct Primary Care program next Saturday January 30th at 10am.

  • This presentation will be in Trinity’s west Knoxville office located in the Fort Sanders West complex building 4.
  • Both Direct Primary Care physicians, Dr. Hone and Dr. McColl, will be on hand to lead the presentation and answer any questions.

Please join us to hear the details about the program and an update on how Direct Primary Care is saving patients money every day.  We have many wonderful stories to share of patients receiving lower cost healthcare in a more personal manner.  Additionally, we’ll have an update on the legislative work in Nashville being pursued to protect individual liberty as it concerns to personal health care.

If you have questions please feel free to call Mel Moss, our DPC coordinator, at 244-1800 or email Dr. McColl directly at mbmccoll@secure.trinitymedical.net.

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