On December 15, 2020, Richmond BizSense published an article about PartnerMD's new Short Pump office in the GreenGate development.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world. We’ve all learned the value of washing our hands. Businesses have learned how to operate remotely. Families have learned how to use Zoom to keep in touch. The concierge medicine industry has also learned a few things. We’ve learned just how much patients value access to their doctor, which has led to a rapid increase in telehealth. We learned about our doctors and nurses, and the sacrifices they are willing to make, every day, to put their patients first. We’ve also learned that the pandemic has amplified a couple misconceptions about concierge medicine.
The benefits of choosing concierge medicine for your children’s primary care are the same as the benefits for adults. Enhanced access and a deeper relationship with the doctor can pay dividends for anyone looking for a better healthcare experience, including kids.
When it comes to selecting your children’s primary care provider, you want the very best. With that intention, you may be considering a concierge doctor for their care.
We talk a lot about how concierge medicine benefits people who need better access to a doctor. It’s true – if you’re older or facing a complex health issue, it’s valuable to have a concierge physician that has the time to get to know you and learn your condition. But what if you’re younger and seem to be healthy?
Finding the right doctor can be a stressful process. If you’re also looking for other members of your family – a spouse, children, or aging parents, for example – it can be even more daunting. And if you’re thinking about switching to concierge medicine, you’re probably a little more uncertain.
As you make a decision about whether concierge medicine is right for you and your family, you likely are paying attention to the price tag. You know what concierge medicine is and you know that you want the more personalized care that concierge physicians offer, but you probably also want a good value for your money. To make an informed choice, let’s take a deeper look at how concierge rates work and how to find the best value for your based on your unique needs.