Practicing Concierge Medicine: Doctor Eligibility and Fit
As a physician looking for an alternative to the traditional medical practice model, you may be wondering whether you are eligible for a concierge medicine conversion – would you be a good fit? And, just as importantly, who shouldn’t be considering concierge medicine? We spoke to SignatureMD-affiliated physician Dr. Joel Meshulam about the kind of…Read More >>
Will Concierge Medicine Work For My Patients?
If you are a physician considering the conversion of your traditional practice to a concierge model, you may be wondering, will concierge medicine work for my patients? And rightly so: In order for your concierge practice to be a long-term success, it needs to be a good fit for everyone affected. You may be surprised…Read More >>
Do Patients Like Concierge Medicine?
When undergoing a conversion from a traditional model to a concierge model, it can be a big change for a physician and, also, for their patients. But once they have experienced it, do patients like concierge medicine? SignatureMD affiliated physician Dr. Joel Meshulam shared with us some of the comments from his patients, after his conversion: You…Read More >>
In Concierge Medicine, How Does Physician Availability Affect Patients?
For patients, physician availability is one of the big draws when it comes to selecting a concierge physician over a traditional one. While 24/7 availability isn’t anything new for most physicians, it works a little differently in a concierge model. As a concierge physician, patients are given a direct line of communication to reach you. While this increased availability enables…Read More >>
Physician Burnout: Time to Consider a Concierge Model?
Are you experiencing physician burnout? Many doctors who practice medicine in a traditional setting find that they frequently struggle with stress, facing long days, complicated requirements and changing regulations, a seemingly endless procession of patients, and no time for themselves. If this sounds like you, concierge medicine may be a better alternative. SignatureMD-affiliated physician Dr. Joel Meshulam was…Read More >>
Tips For Physicians Converting to Concierge Medicine
For a physician, making the transition from a traditional practice to a concierge practice can be a little daunting. In cases such as these, it can be very helpful to hear from someone who has been in your shoes before. We spoke to SignatureMD affiliated physician, Dr. Joel Meshulam who shared his tips for physicians…Read More >>
How To Explain Concierge Medicine To Patients
For a physician making the conversion from a traditional practice to a concierge model, it’s important to know how to explain concierge medicine to patients. Additionally, you need to be able to talk to them about why you are making the change. After all, they are the other half of the equation. Whether you’re discussing…Read More >>
Converting To Concierge Medicine: A Patient’s Point Of View
As a physician considering a concierge medicine conversion, it is likely you are not only wondering how this process will affect you, but also what the experience will be like for your patients. In many cases, this will be a new concept to them, so it is important to communicate clearly to ensure the smoothest…Read More >>
How Long Does It Take to Convert to a Concierge Medicine Practice?
If you’re thinking about converting your traditional practice to a concierge medicine practice, you may be wondering just how long this process will take. The truth is, there is no exact one-size-fits-all conversion timeline. Fortunately, you can continue running your practice during this transition period. As an example, take a look at what SignatureMD affiliated…Read More >>
Evaluating Your Eligibility For Concierge Medicine Conversion
A concierge medicine conversion isn’t for everyone. Before converting, your traditional practice needs to be evaluated to determine whether it will be a good fit. This preliminary step involves several components, including reviewing patient data practice demographics and analytics. SignatureMD affiliated physician Dr. Joel Meshulam spoke to us about how long this process took during his conversion, as…Read More >>