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Shining the Spotlight on Dr. Teresa Saris

Jun 25, 2015 by Richard Stamps
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University Medical School, Dr. Saris has been in practice and board certified in Internal Medicine since 1991. She is a native of Valley Forge and has provided medical care to the Mainline community for over 20 years.
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Philadelphia Doctors Rocking Concierge Medicine

Apr 28, 2015 by Richard Stamps

More and more physicians are embracing concierge medicine, and Philadelphia doctors are no different. Hear from several of our Philadelphia doctors below with amazing stories about how this model has affected the way they practice medicine.

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Why You & Your Concierge MD Should Embrace Electronic Medical Records

Mar 31, 2015 by Richard Stamps

It's the future of medicine.

And, as of the writing of this article, it's also the law. The Affordable Care Act stipulates, "The new law will institute a series of changes to standardize billing and requires health plans to begin adopting and implementing rules for the secure, confidential, electronic exchange of health information. Using electronic health records will reduce paperwork and administrative burdens, cut costs, reduce medical errors and most importantly, improve the quality of care."

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The 411 on Boutique Medicine

Mar 18, 2015 by Richard Stamps

Boutique medicine—what is it, why does it matter, and what should you do if you're interested in pursuing it further? Here's the scoop.

What is boutique medicine?

Boutique medicine is another name for concierge medicine. It's also known as personalized medicine because you work directly with your doctor regarding your health and payment for his or her services. Instead of using insurance, you pay your doctor directly in the form of a monthly or annual retainer fee 

What does this retainer fee cover?

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