In Pandemic, More Are Paying for Direct Access to Their Doctors
Wealth Matters Concierge care has grown fast as patients no longer want to sit in a waiting room with strangers. But it comes at a high price. Kimberly Caspare, a physical therapist, has been caring for patients through one-on-one virtual sessions while working with the N.B.A. at Disney World. Credit...
Concierge Medicine Has Boomed During Covid. Here's How to Tell if It's Right for You.
As many medical centers postponed elective procedures and routine examinations during the early days of the pandemic, there was one group of patients who mostly kept seeing their doctors as usual: those who are members of concierge practices. Concierge medicine-where patients pay what amounts to a retainer fee for direct access to a doctor or doctors-has boomed during the pandemic.
Concierge Medicine, the Epitome of Demand for Personalized Healthcare
The concept of Concierge Medicine, retainer medicine (also referred to as Direct Primary care), characterizes a liaison between a patient and a physician in which the patient disburses an annual fee or retainer. Within the membership of the retailer...
What Is Concierge Medicine?
What is concierge medicine? As physicians look for ways to cut through the noise and focus on their patients, this trend is gaining steam. If you've found yourself frustrated with having too many patients to see and not enough time to see them, you may have considered transitioning to a concierge medicine practice.
The Growth and Future of Concierge Medicine - Docwire News
While the number of concierge doctors remains small, it is growing at a steady pace. For Medical recruiters, this is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a practice that's making a comeback. According to Concierge Medicine Today, a national trade publication, it is estimated that there are currently 12,000 physicians practicing concierge...
Impact of Covid on Healthcare System and Providers
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Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2020
More than 17,000 physicians told us about their salary, incentive bonus, and denied claims, and how they feel about their career in medicine.
Hospitals Lost Big!
The AHA estimates a total four-month financial impact of $202.6 billion in losses for America’s hospitals and health systems, or an average of $50.7 billion per month
This estimate was derived by combining the estimates of various components of reduced revenue and increased costs described below
New AHA Report Finds Losses Deepen for Hospitals and Health Systems Due to COVID-19 | AHA
A new AHA report finds that the immense financial strain facing hospitals and health systems due to COVID-19 will continue through at least the end of 2020, with patient volume expected to remain well below baseline levels. The report estimates total losses for the nation's hospitals and health systems of at least $323.1 billion in 2020.