Total Access Medical - Direct Primary Care Blog

Hidden Ambulance Charges Give Reason to Have Concierge Care

Nov 29, 2017 by Total Access Medical

This Philly.com article brings to light what happens when you call 911. Extra fees, out of network providers, all add up to bills close to $4,000 for one ambulance trip to the ER. Concierge primary care is shown to reduce rates of ER visits and provides house calls, as well as 24/7 access to your doctor. Just another reason why its not only good for your health but also for your wallet.

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Concierge Medicine is For Everyone. Particularly College Students.

Nov 27, 2017 by Total Access Medical

A recent study, in part at the University of Michigan, shows that the wellness of students, including their mental outlook and stress management, is more important than their body mass index in predicting and diagnosing their overall physical health.

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High Blood Pressure Rises in America

Nov 15, 2017 by Total Access Medical

According to published findings in the Wall Street Journal this week, blood pressure standards have changed for the first time in 14 years. New guidelines published by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, which set hypertension at 130/80 now, as compared to the former guidelines reading hypertension at 140/90. The new guidelines give a threshold to hypertension diagnosis that will include a staggering 103.3 million people.

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Clear Benefits of Concierge  Primary  Physician Care Practices

Oct 05, 2017 by Cynthia Kuper, Ph.D.

Stephen C. Schimpff, M.D. Shares with us, in his blog last month in Medical Economics, the importance of the amount of time your primary care physician (PCP) spends with you, the reasons why they spend too little time and the serious consequences of that situation.  At Total Access Medical we share Dr. Schimpff's views and utilize this call to action by giving our patients the time and attention necessary to achieve the best outcomes of their over all health.

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