Have you had it with 10 min office visits, check lists, frustrated patients and doctors? Would you like to be beamed up to a world in which great health care, great wellness care and happy patients and doctors are the rule, and insurance companies are powerless?
Consider joining the doctor who invented Direct Primary Care. This is a practice where the only demand is to help your patients attain optimal health. No insurance forms, no coding tricks, no checkboxes, no roller skates required. Real time with your patients (30 minutes minimum, no maximum). Real doctor/patient relationships that last a lifetime. Remarkable results unattainable in the "real" world.
Seeking: MD or DO who loves doing primary care (Internal Medicine or Family Medicine). 5-10 years of prior clinical primary care experience. Special interest or boards in geriatric medicine and/or obesity medicine would be appreciated.
We provide primary and preventive medical care, urgent care and care coordination with specialists, hospitals and ERs
Competitive salary plus starting bonus and full benefits that include paid vacation, malpractice and CME time
Located minutes from Lake Washington and downtown Seattle known for its robust economy, scenic views, restaurants, cultural activities, water sports and family friendly entertainment.
Excellent public, private & parochial schools
Incredible housing options including house boats, hi-rises and suburban communities
Professional Baseball, Basketball, Football & Soccer teams
Majestic mountains and abundant outdoor adventures
If you are ready to talk, email me at: Garrison@BlissMD.com or call my office at 206-489-3505.
For those of my colleagues with an interest in the future of medical care, issues of quality care, the role of primary care in health care systems and the impact of politics and economic policy on the health of Americans - I am delighted that you have found your way to this website. These are topics dear to my heart and issues that I have spent my career confronting. I am always happy to engage with others who care about these issues. If you are a physician considering direct primary care as your business model, I would love to talk with you and discuss your experiences, hopes, fears and frustrations. If you practice Primary Care Internal Medicine or Family Medicine in Seattle and are considering moving your practice to a direct primary care model, I would be happy to help support and encourage you. To send me an email press: Garrison@BlissMD.com
If you want to learn more about Direct Primary Care, here are some websites that you will enjoy:
Phil Eskew DO JD MBA: http://www.dpcfrontier.com/
Our academic DPC authority. This site has a wealth of current information of everything DPC including a state-by-state summary of DPC relevant state laws and existing DPC practices.
Direct Primary Care Coalition (DPCC): http://www.dpcare.org/
An organization I started many years ago to address the political barriers to DPC. It is alive and well. At last count there were 17 states that have passed DPC laws and there is legislation currently moving through the US congress. This is the place to look for what you can do to move DPC through the eternal maze of American politics and open up opportunities for doctors and patients to work together to save health care. If you want to help this movement financially to break down barriers, this is a place that you can donate your time and/or financial support to this worthy cause.
American Association of Family Physicians: http://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/dpc.html
The national advocacy organization for Family Medicine is putting on how-to seminars in DPC, including a startup toolkit.
ACPP (American College of Private Physicians: http://www.acpp.md/
An organization that provides certification and education in the realm of Direct Primary Care and Concierge Care. I am on its board of directors.
Garrison Bliss MD