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Guest Blog Series–Dr. Lisa Davidson, DO

August 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Lisa Davidson, DO has been practicing in Denver since 1997. She completed her residency at the University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency at Rose Hospital. Dr. Davidson serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of CO, Denver School of Medicine. She is a huge advocate for the Direct Primary

Forget what you’ve heard, direct primary care is here to stay.

July 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Much has been said recently in online forums, medical blogs, and news outlets regarding the sustainability of direct primary care after the closure of pioneer and giant Qliance. While unfortunate, we here believe that the movement is alive and well and right where it needs to be. Check out our

Guest Blog Series–Dr. Shane Purcell, MD

July 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Guest Blog Series–Dr. Shane Purcell, MD

This is the first in our "Guest Expert" series. Each post in the series will highlight a DPC physician currently in practice, including an introduction to them and their practice as well as advice for those looking to go into direct primary care. We are extremely grateful for the

Road trips and Physics and Healthcare, Oh My!

June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Road trips and Physics and Healthcare, Oh My!

They say that the fastest way to get from point A to point B is a straight line (though this video shows this isn't always true). For the purpose of today's post let's assume this to be true--that the fastest and most efficient path between two points is via a