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The Healthy Reads Blog is your source for insights into medical trends, concierge medicine, primary care, wellness, and more.

Melissa Gifford

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Concierge Medicine

By: Melissa Gifford
November 21st, 2022

Finding a new primary care physician can be a challenging process. Maybe your long-time physician is retiring soon.

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Concierge Medicine | Executive Health

By: Melissa Gifford
September 19th, 2022

Let’s run through a scenario. You’re a benefits broker. Your phone rings. Or maybe it’s an email. It’s your client, perhaps the CEO of a small business or an HR Director at a small to mid-size employer. They want your advice.

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Concierge Medicine | Membership

By: Melissa Gifford
September 9th, 2022

As hard as finding the right primary care doctor can be, leaving the wrong primary care doctor, whether you’ve seen them for one year or 10 years, might be just as difficult.

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Concierge Medicine | Membership

By: Melissa Gifford
August 23rd, 2022

Pretty much everyone who thinks about switching to concierge medicine has something in common: They’re ready to ditch 7-minute medicine, so they start looking for alternatives to traditional primary care. 

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Medical Perspectives | Lifestyle & Wellness | Concierge Medicine

By: Melissa Gifford
August 17th, 2022

So, you haven’t been to the doctor in years. No worries, you aren’t alone. It’s estimated that 25% of people in the United States don’t have a primary care physician and about 20% of people haven’t been to a doctor in more than five years.

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Concierge Medicine | Membership

By: Melissa Gifford
August 2nd, 2022

Are you close to choosing a concierge medicine practice? If so, you want that decision to go perfectly. And so do we. We’re big proponents of double-checking a practice’s fit and your expectations before you squiggle your signature on the dotted line.

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Concierge Medicine | Membership

By: Melissa Gifford
July 26th, 2022

You’re fed up with traditional primary care. You can’t stand waiting – days or weeks for an appointment and who knows how long in a lobby or exam room.

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Concierge Medicine | Membership

By: Melissa Gifford
July 19th, 2022

One of the biggest pros of concierge medicine in general is the 24/7 access to physician care. It removes the hassle from the traditional primary care experience of not being able to get care when you need it.