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OP/ED: ‘Direct primary care’ shown to please patients and reduce costs, including for imaging | The Direct Primary Care Journal

The company said the savings derived from “a marked reduction in expensive emergency room visits, inpatient care, specialist visits and advanced radiology, which more than made up for the higher investment in primary care for Qliance patients.”

via OP/ED: ‘Direct primary care’ shown to please patients and reduce costs, including for imaging | The Direct Primary Care Journal.

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A primary care physician by training, my passion is researching and writing about the importance restoring patient centered care, supporting independent private physicians, promoting free-market solutions and seeking sustainable fiscal policy in healthcare.

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