DPC Summit 2019

Variety Is the Spice of DPC

265 views August 15, 2019

A panel of direct primary care doctors from Illinois — Dr. Deborah Chisholm, Dr. Clodagh Ryan, and Dr. Amber Price — tell their stories from their initial decision convert through launching and building their DPC practice, and up to the present....

DPC Summit 2019

How Healing Works and What it Means for Health Care

236 views August 18, 2019

Dr. Wayne Jonas introduces us to an integrated healthcare approach incorporating conventional medicine, self-care, and alternative therapies. Recognizing the importance of non-clinical factors in addressing chronic conditions and overall health,...

DPC Summit 2019

DPC, Keys to Success, and 18 Years of Lessons Learned

243 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Brian Forrest draws on his 18 years of direct primary care experience to share advice, stats, and stories about launching, managing, and marketing a DPC practice. Topics include managing overhead, hiring, patient experience, effective...

DPC Summit 2019

The Climb to DPC Entrepreneurship: Are You Creating a Job or a Business?

173 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Julie Gunther offers guidance to DPC practices emerging from their launch phase and trying to figure out what to do next. She explores the entrepreneurial mindset needed to continue growing and the opportunity to create something that runs and...

DPC Summit 2019

It's Not Just the Doc!

137 views August 18, 2019

Dr. Anastasia Benson Dr. Jeff Davenport share the stage with their amazing spouses, Phil and Christine, to discuss what it takes for a family to leave the FFS system and build a DPC practice. They share the emotional discussions, the financial...

DPC Summit 2019

How to Curate Local Direct Pay and Ancillary Resources

205 views August 18, 2019

Dr. Ryan Neuhofel shares a "how-to" guide on building and managing ancillary resources and direct pay specialty arrangements to complement your DPC practice. The talk explains the standard pricing models used by non-DPC practices, how to discuss...

Hint Summit 2019

Zak Holdsworth: The Expanding DPC Universe

523 views May 21, 2019

Zak Holdsworth, CEO of Hint Health, shares his thoughts on the growth of the DPC community, and Hint's vision for supporting forward-thinking DPC doctors. The talk includes a look at how far the community and Hint have come in the last few years,...

Hint Summit 2019

Dr. Brieanna Seefeldt: Balancing Patient Engagement and Utilization in DPC

205 views May 21, 2019

Dr. Brieanna Seefeldt of Direct Osteopathic Primary Care shows us how to analyze service utilization by patients and identify heavy users. Physicians and practice managers can use this information to adjust pricing, redesign their services, and...

Hint Summit 2019

Jay Keese - DPC in DC: The Latest from the Hill

253 views May 21, 2019

Jay Keese of Direct Primary Care Coalition delivers an entertaining and educational look at the history of DPC from a policy perspective, the growing support for DPC on both sides of the aisle, and the remaining legislative challenges. Session...

Hint Summit 2019

South Carolina Case Study: Integrating DPC into Employer Benefit Plans

315 views May 21, 2019

Dr. Shane Purcell of Direct Access MD and David Contorno of E Powered Benefits share a case study from South Carolina where they brought Employers up-to-speed on DPC, validated the opportunity with business leaders, and successfully built an...

DPC Summit 2019

What Do Employers Want/Need from Primary Care Practices?

147 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Jed Constanz and Mike Thompson discuss the growing interest in direct primary care within the employer community, identify the key stats and data that employers are looking at, and explain how DPC organizations can best communicate with...

DPC Summit 2019

What Have Primary Care Practices Provided to Employers Who Invested in Primary Care? - Reports from across the U.S.

100 views August 15, 2019

Through a series of case studies, Dr. Mike Tuggy, shows how effective DPC can be when employer, patient, and doctor incentives are aligned. Includes data on health outcomes and cost savings, plus some thoughts on additional care improvement...

DPC Summit 2019

What Does Effective Collaboration Between DPC Practices and Employers Look Like?

80 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Jed Constanz leads a conversation with DPC Summit attendees where he outlines the key points of communication, definitions, and processes needed to effectively collaborate with employers. The session features great questions from the audience...

DPC Summit 2019

How to Move Forward From Here? Expanding DPC-Employer Collaboration

95 views August 15, 2019

Jamie Lagarde of Sedera moderates a panel with Jason Larsen of Assurance Health and Dr. Jeffrey Gold of Gold Direct Care discussing how they've gained traction with employers. Both make some great points about getting started with employers,...

DPC Summit 2019

Creating Your Dream Job; Pearls of Wisdom From Small Town Docs

113 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Rob Rosborough Dr. Neal Douglass introduce us to their small town direct primary care practices. Their stories include the steps they took to get started, methods they used to gain members, and the progress they've made. Note that they share...

DPC Summit 2019

DPC Transitions: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, and the Unique

117 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Michael Eggebrecht Dr. Mark Machalka provide in-depth reviews of their transitions to direct primary care practices including the pressures (e.g. MACRA/MIPs) and business challenges that led them to make the switch. Interestingly, both chose...

DPC Summit 2019

Data in Direct Primary Care: Striking the Right Balance in Measuring Clinical and Business Outcomes

160 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Allison Edwards reviews the current thinking around data in healthcare, and points out the shortcomings in data collection priorities and methodologies that lead to doctors collecting more and more data without gaining more insight. She offers...

DPC Summit 2019

Magic, Pixie Dust and Miracles: DPC for County Employees

208 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Shane Purcell, David Contorno special guest Rita Davis of Anderson County, SC discuss building a DPC-centric benefits plan for Anderson County employees. The session includes their thoughts on adapting DPC processes to employer contracts,...

DPC Summit 2019

Disruptive Doctors Welcome Here!

98 views August 15, 2019

Luanne Leeds, JD, an expert on medical statutes and regulations, takes a look at the changing requirements for hospital-employed doctors, and what they mean for physicians. She then takes us through the changing legal landscape for DPC, and...

DPC Summit 2019

Presenting the Dark Side of DPC

136 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Harader Dr. Leigh "Jack" Forbush share the "Dark Side" of DPC: the challenging patients, unreasonable expectations and frustrating interactions that come along with serving a DPC panel. They keep it light and share some laughs while...

DPC Summit 2019

Building a Personal Brand to Grow Your DPC Practice

135 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Paul Thomas introduces the audience to the value of Personal Branding for direct primary care doctors, walks the audience through his own branding work, and offers advice on how to use press, social media and other tactics to succeed.

DPC Summit 2019

So You Want to Be a Small Business Owner... Do You Know What You Need? Do You Have What It Takes?

109 views August 15, 2019

Dr. Amy Walsh discusses the essential steps for launching a DPC practice. She walks through the key decisions for any small business such as legal entities and tax filing, and also physician-specific concerns like exam room sizes. This is a great...

DPC Summit 2019

Let's Talk Legal: Compliance Framework for New DPC Practices

132 views August 15, 2019

Luanne Leeds goes deep on the legal considerations for doctors at every stage of their DPC journey. From leaving a hospital system to setting up your practice, this session explains the regulations and processes needed to minimize legal risks and...

DPC Summit 2019

Hindsight and Failing Forward: If I Knew Then What I Know Now

105 views August 18, 2019

Dr. Delicia Haynes shares advice on transitioning to DPC. She covers practical concerns like location, cost, and patient management; and emotional/psychological needs like refocusing on why you wanted to become doctor, self-care, and building...

DPC Summit 2019

State and Federal Policy Update

197 views August 18, 2019

Phil Eskew, DO, JD, MBA delivers an in-depth update on the latest state and federal policy related to direct primary care. He provides context for the changes happening, as well as, his insights into the design and utility of the different...

DPC Summit 2019

The Carrot Seed

157 views August 18, 2019

Dr. Vance Lassey closes out DPC Summit 2019 with a great speech about the need for DPC doctors to stick to their beliefs, avoid conformity, and keep building their dream. During the session he shares his own story and those of other doctors that...

DPC Summit 2019

Models that Work: Family First Health Center

151 views August 18, 2019

Dr. Delicia Haynes shares a successful model for a DPC practice: incorporating your passions, community engagement, openness to new approaches, and integrating lifestyle components into care. Dr. Haynes mixes in insights from her own life, patient...

DPC Summit 2019

Using Lifestyle to Heal Patients: Lean, Fit, and Functional Medicine

127 views August 18, 2019

Dr. Joseph Scherger discusses the importance of lifestyle to health outcomes, and contrasts our current diets, behaviors, and medical standards with the evolution of our bodies over time. An interesting talk for anyone pursuing lifestyle or...

DPC Summit 2019

Models that Work: Integrative Family Care of Cincinnati

166 views August 18, 2019

Dr. Amy Mechley Dr. Eleanor Glass provide a comprehensive look at how they've made integrative medicine a pillar of their practice. The session includes a look at the issues they discuss with patients, their management processes, the structure of...