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  • 00:40

    Direct Primary Care Ohio Unsummit

    in Health

    A blog and tweet review of Direct Primary Care in preparation for the DPC Ohio "Unsummit" coming up on January 18 in Columbus, Ohio at the Ohio State Medical Association HQ.  A Patrick Jonas, MD is host and a practicing Family Physician in Ohio.


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    Interviews will relate to Family Medicine usually- its practice and teaching.  Health tansformation and change will be frequent fare for discussion.


    All are welcome.  A chat room affords listeners an opportunity for interaction in real time during the show, which is archived on BTR and iTunes.

  • 01:25

    Ep277: Direct Primary Care

    in Health

    Dr. Rob Lamberts recently announced that he is leaving his traditional practice to open a Solo Practice with the model of "Direct Primary Care" that does not require insurance but does require a monthly fee. Listen to our discussion as he tells us why he chose to do this, and what this type of practice looks like. Check out his website at DoctorLamberts.Org 

  • 00:54

    Dr Synonymous- Direct Primary Care

    in Health

    A blog and tweet review of patients, physicians and health related literature.  A Patrick Jonas, MD is host and a practicing Family Physician in Ohio.
    Interviews about Direct Primary Care featuring Brian Forrest, MD founder of a successful DPC practice and training company in North Carolina.  Dr. Forrest will enlighten listeners about the Why and How of DPC.  He will also comment on the DPCSummit coming up in Stlouis October 11-12 at the Airport Marriott.  See www.FMEC.net for further info.
    All are welcome.  A chat room affords listeners an opportunity for interaction in real time during the show, which is archived on BTR and iTunes.

  • 01:00

    Direct Primary Care: Erika Bliss, MD Interview

    in Health

    Scroll ahead to 14:30 where the interview starts.  Erika Bliss, MD, President of Qliance interviewed by Dr Synonymous (A Patrick Jonas, MD) a practicing Family Physician in Ohio.  Qliance is a leader in Direct Primary Care, both in the practice model and the business model.  Their policy leadership established legislative milestones with the Washington State legislature.
    The interview allows Dr Bliss to disciss key aspects of the Direct Primary Care movement including its dynamic expansion and role in health care.  Health tansformation and change are well supported by DPC.  Tune in to hear Dr Bliss answer important DPC questions and explain her vision for its future as well as her excitement about the upcoming Direct Primary Care Summit in St Louis.
     The show, is archived on BTR and iTunes.

  • 00:43

    Making a Hybrid Model Direct Primary Care Practice

    in Health

    Dr Jonas will preview his presentation for the Direct Primary Care National Summit where he will speak and facilitate and participate.  It should be an exciting opportunity to learn and launch more Direct Primary Care practice activities.   A Patrick Jonas, MD is host and a practicing Family Physician in Ohio.
    His traditional practice is being converted into a hybrid of traditional and DPC.  He'll discuss how that's going and strategies to make it happen.  Each practice will be different, though, which makes uniqueness the name of the game in DPC.  Health tansformation and change will be frequent fare for discussion.
    All are welcome.  A chat room affords listeners an opportunity for interaction in real time during the show, which is archived on BTR and iTunes.

  • 00:53

    Dr Synonymous Review of Direct Primary Care Ohio Unsummit

    in Health

    Special emphasis tonight on the May 17 Direct Primary Care Ohio "Unsummit" held in Beavercreek.  This was a unique opportunity to bring together information that impacts health care via Direct Primary Care.  No Insurance payments are used in this business model.  A blog and tweet review of patients, physicians and health related literature will fill out the show.  A Patrick Jonas, MD is host and a practicing Family Physician in Ohio.


    Interviews will relate to Family Medicine usually- its practice and teaching.  Health tansformation and change will be frequent fare for discussion.


    All are welcome.  A chat room affords listeners an opportunity for interaction in real time during the show, which is archived on BTR and iTunes.

  • 00:53

    Direct Primary Care National Summit 2013- Reflections

    in Health

    A day by day and tweet review of the Direct Primary Care Naitonal Summit in St. Louis October 11-12.  A Patrick Jonas, MD, who served on the planning committee, spoke at and learned from Summit,  is host and a practicing Family Physician in Ohio.
     This meeting offered a lot for DPC physicians, practices, products and other interested parties. I review each item on the schedule and each sponsor and vendor.  Almost everyone who attended was there at the closing bell.  The enthusiasm was impressive.
    I comment that this is the only aspect of medicine that is on the offensive.  The movement - or Solution, as described by Gabe Fine of Health Access Rhode Island- has a chance to seize, retain and exploit the initiative.
    #DPCSummit was the hashtag for Twitter.  I reviewed most of the tweets on the show.  Follow along while you listen.
    All are welcome.  A chat room affords listeners an opportunity for interaction in real time during the show, which is archived on BTR and iTunes.

  • 00:45

    Fun in Family Medicine, Direct Primary Care and Free Clinics

    in Health

    Dr Jonas, your host for the Dr Synonymous Show, will reflect on how much fun he has as a Family Physician.  He'll lament about some of the intrusions on the fun and note how Direct Primary Care and Volunteer (Free) Clinics counter the lamentable intrusions.


    Insights on Advance Care Planning from the BellHOP Cafe session on May 20th.


    Patients patients, patients.  The heart of Family Medicine is the relationship with patients.  Seeking a Win-Win while the rest of the healthcare system seems to be driving toward Lose- Win or Lose-Lose strategies.


    Join us via live broadcast or podcast of the show.

  • 00:56

    Dr Sam Heiks: Direct Primary Care in OH

    in Health

    Special Guest Dr Sam Heiks, Family Physician in Blufton, OH will enlighten our listeners about Direct Primary Care.  He will give his background from Kansas to Wisconsin to Ohio and discuss how he decided to shift toward the Direct Primary Care model.  
    The introduction to the show will include comments about a Health Care blog, tweets and medical review and discussion, starting with patient blogs/tweets, medical student blogs, physician blogs/tweets, health care non-physician blogs/tweets and Dr Synonymous blog.  Discussion includes comments about past, present and future health care issues and system changes.  Human centering in health care and patient-physician relationships will be a component of reviews and interviews.
    Interviews with Family Medicine Leaders, Educators and Thought Leaders will focus on current and future health care issues.  A chat room allows listeners to comment and interact.

  • Month End WrapUp: Population Health and Primary Care Innovation

    in Health

    On August 2nd 2015 join PopHealth Week co-hosts Fred Goldstein (@fsgoldstein), Gregg Masters (@2healthguru) and Douglas Goldstein aka @eFuturist as they review and highlight some of the key takeaways from the July series on Population Health and Primary Care Innovation. For the lineup and content summary click here. 


    In August we start our deep dive series on Population Health and ACOs with representatives from three ACO types: physician led, hospital sponsored and health plan enabled.


    For reference posts on 'too big to fail' health plan mergers, see: and 'Why Blue Cross Hates Anthem's Cigna Deal' and 'Aetna Buys Humana For $37 Billion, But Deal Doesn't Add Up'.


     

  • Weekly Astro-Forecast--Saturn Direct and More Changes

    in Spirituality

    Join astrologer Shellie Enteen for a look at this week's planetary energies. It's a great way to plan ahead and understand what we will be experiencing in our lives and in the outer world.


    This week's show will highlight both Saturn Direct and the aspects Venus is making (again) during her retrograde into Leo. Mercury also changes signs this week, entering practical Virgo.


    Shellie is an Interfaith Reverend with the Alliance of Divine Love and has been offering spiritual counsel through astrology for over 35 years. Daily forecasts can be found on Shellie's Astralessence Facebook page and a free e-Newsletter is offered through her website, astralessence.com, where you can also find out more about Shellie and her spiritual services.


    Archives of the Weekly Astro-Forecast and other posts can be found on the Esoterically Speaking Network Facebook page.