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A Health Strategy For Health Decisions

How to decide what to do and what not to do for your health. Because we are constantly facing health decisions and marketing experts hope that we make one choice over another. A personal health strategy will make health decisions easier. It’s tough enough making decisions about our health but it’s even tougher when you’re […]

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Preventing Cancer

As a Primary Care practice, we focus on preventing disease over treating it. An example we use is that regular oil changes on a car will preserve the drive train and make eventual repairs easier and less costly. Preventing cancer is similar in the human body. Leading Causes of Cancer We know that inflammation, genetic […]

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Making it Easy to See the Doctor

One of the main reasons patients are frustrated and angry is their clinic access. There are numerous barriers to overcome to connect with one’s doctor. But it’s important to make it easy to see the doctor to ensure proper patient access. The physician is buried behind a huge administrative wall in the mainstream healthcare model. […]

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Medical Cost Sharing Plans

At Digital Nomad Health, we are experts at helping patients navigate Medical Cost Sharing plans and help them maintain their ideal health. This article will discuss what MCSPs are and why we focus our care on their members. Some groups, like CrowdHealth, refer to their Cost Sharing plans as crowdfunding. I am still a bit […]

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Health Screening – The Business Side

Hello, Dr. Mo here with Digital Nomad Health. When I used to work at Kaiser Permanente, primary care was a health screening business where patients were fed into specialty groups, and documentation determined how much Medicare would reimburse KP. Not much has changed. That is why direct pay models are essential to ensure patient health. […]

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Medication Review for Chronic Conditions

We have quite a few patients in our practice who came to us with a laundry list of medications. One of the first things on the agenda is to do a medication review to determine the need for medications. In Western Medicine, we have the term “polypharmacy,” which is interpreted differently. Needless to say, it’s […]

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Getting the Most Out of Doctor Visits – Asking Better Questions

Your doctor has a lot of experience, expertise, and knowledge about your medical condition. However, in a busy setting and especially one in which the doctor views you as yet another customer it’s hard to really connect. Vulnerability is an important part of the patient-doctor relationship and it goes both ways. Getting the most out […]

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Future Healthcare Costs in the US

Here at Digital Nomad Health, we believe in a bright future for healthcare. Many aspects of US healthcare are moving in the right direction, but corporate greed and biased regulations are also in the mix. The savvy consumer can plan for future healthcare costs in the US. The biggest expenses a person will experience when […]

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Health Planning Before Traveling

Before traveling abroad as a digital nomad or retiring overseas as an expat, there are a few health planning tips to consider. As a virtual Primary Care clinic, we often manage our patient’s health once they end up overseas. With some planning, it can make the process much easier. 1. Find a Doctor Whether it’s […]

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The Digital Frontier: Why Virtual Primary Care is the Future of Healthcare

Since the 1970s, physicians have communicated with patients consistently via telephone, and not until recently the term telemedicine came about to allow for insurance billing. A few years later, only in the past 3-4 years, Virtual Primary Care gained popularity. In 2017, I recall interviewing for a clinical position with a popular telemedicine company that […]