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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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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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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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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 […]

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Patient-Doctor, Therapeutic Alliance

In medical school, physicians are taught to view diseases and scientific processes and approach diagnosis and treatment similarly. Once in practice, however, it’s not diseases that physicians treat but individuals – unique people, each with their own twist on life. It’s the therapeutic alliance these two individuals strike up that uncovers conditions called ‘diseases,’ and […]

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Inflammatory Markers – Intervening

Healthcare is complicated enough, and here you have a doctor discussing inflammatory markers. But, hear us out; such markers can be used as a guide to direct your focus on health. Overoptimizing Anytime a patient asks if they should have a lower homocysteine or if a CRP of 1.1 is still okay, we redirect the […]

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We Need Primary Care Doctors

Why do we need Primary Care doctors when we have specialists? Does a Primary Care doctor improve our health outcome? Do primary care physicians save you money? Does it make life easier in any way? The Importance of Primary Care Doctors A Primary Care Physician has been defined by the AAFP, WHO, and Wiki, so […]