Concierge medicine is transforming the healthcare landscape of modern-day treatment with its emphasis on patient-focused healthcare, disease prevention, and personalized attention. While there are many advantages to concierge medicine including same-day appointments and on-site specialist care, arguably the most important is the focus on preventative health. Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability.
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At a time when in-and-out appointments are a financial necessity for most physicians, Dedication Health and a growing number concierge medicine practices are maximizing their time to provide patients with enhanced access. By keeping their patient count low, concierge doctors have the opportunity to better serve their patients. At Dedication Health, patients enjoy 24-hour access
If you read the headlines, it’s easy to be misled, but concierge medicine is no longer for the wealthy. Recently, the Times drug readers in with their sensational story “The Doctor Is In. Co-Pay? $40,000,” and while things like this are and can be true, they’re not the whole story at all. There are many
Specialist Care: How Do I Find a Medical Specialist Near Me? A specialist is a doctor who, as the name implies, specializes in a particular type of medicine, like Cardiovascular Medicine, Endocrinology, or Geriatrics. Knowing which medical specialist is right for which ailment often requires time, research, and expertise. Use this guide below to determine
A new study appearing in BMJ Journals highlights the importance of finding a personal doctor you feel comfortable with and staying with them. The paper, called “Continuity of care with doctors—a matter of life and death?” was designed to explore whether or not there is a correlation between positive health outcomes and the receipt of continuity
Sticking with your New Year’s health resolutions can be tough. If you’re like 77% of the population, according to Shelcy V. Joseph of Forbes Magazine, you’ve already let yours slip away. However, you can still make yours happen, even if you’ve stumbled. Joseph draws upon research presented by cognitive psychologist Spencer Gerrol who explains, “When
If one of your new year’s resolutions is to eat healthy in 2019, that’s great! But where do you start? From misconceptions like equating healthy eating with bland food and unsustainable fad diets, there are numerous factors that make healthy eating seem like a complicated affair. But it doesn’t have to be so overwhelming. Making
It’s that time of the year again. Amidst the shopping and the festivities, there are New Year’s resolutions gaining resolve somewhere in the back of your mind. While healthy New Year’s resolutions like lose weight, quit smoking, and save money are admirable, they are infamously tough to keep. Statistics show that only 9.2 percent of
Concierge Medical Services You Probably Didn’t Know About You’ve probably heard by now that concierge medical services are designed to provide superior care, but what does that mean? Many expect concierge medicine to be what’s depicted on TV and reserved for the elite and celebrities. The reality is it’s not just about having your doctor’s
There are various health membership options and concierge medical plans offered in Chicago. Unlike other methods to manage your healthcare and costs, such as insurance, each health membership plan is determined by the individual provider, so you will see differences from one practice to the next. On this page, we’ll go over the types of