believe the doctor's office should be one
of the most irresistible and pleasant places
to visit in any community. This vision is
delivered and deployed each day by a number
of concierge-style medical physicians across
to the Center for Studying Health System Changes
Community Tracking Study In August 2008,
76.3% of Primary Care Physicians Surveyed
DID NOT STRONGLY AGREE
that they had adequate time to spend with
their patient(s) during a typical office visit.
a Patient of a concierge / retainer based
physician, you can expect to receive:
Virtually Unlimited Access And More Time
With Your Doctor Each environment allows
your physician to manage and monitor more
carefully your health and wellness activities.
No waiting concierge medicine environments
offer no wait, same-day appointments.
Better Dialogue With Your Doctor each
question you have and the best course of
treatment can be discussed a length to ensure
you ask and receive answers to all of your
questions or concerns.
Freedom from worry about whether or
not you can access your physician in a timely
Focus on preventive medicine and virtually
unlimited office visits.
Make Healthier Choices and adapt healthier
behavior patterns by having your physician
available to you anytime day or night.
Be More Organized and Efficient Whether
you're on vacation or in another country,
your physician is just a phone call away.
Medicine is a brand new form of medicine
in which doctors provide patients with a private
cell phone number, same-day appointments,
visits that last as long as it takes to address
your needs and varying other amenities. An
concierge-style doctor becomes your singular
source for all things medical. Essentially,
your very own physician becomes a trusted
friend, advocate and is fully prepared to
help you navigate the complex healthcare system.
In the event of emergencies, hospital care
is closely monitored, and specialists are
personally briefed and debriefed by your physician.
exchange for this enhanced access and personal
attention, your doctor will receive a retainer
fee which enables them to increase the amount
of time they spend with you each year, no
matter if youre calling with the flu
or on your way to the hospital because of
a serious car accident.
you may receive may include guaranteed same-day
or next-day appointments, no waiting time
at office visits, in-depth medical evaluations,
customized health care and lifestyle plans,
around-the-clock access to your physicians
cell phones, pager, and e-mail, coordination
of care with specialists, and even housecalls.