All are welcome to attend this FREE lunch lecture event, Direct Primary Care: Transforming Patient and Physician Wellness. The BRI-OSU chapter teamed up with the wellness council at OSU medical school to host a lunch talk with Dr. Heather Bartlett, a local DPC physician, owner and founder of The Bartlett Medical Clinic & Wellness Center. She […]
Direct Primary Care
Perhaps the most striking thing of the entire experience, however, was just how happy the direct primary care doctors were. I was also very inspired to see the entrepreneurial spirit of the direct primary care doctors—most who own their own practices and are excited for the growth opportunities before them.
Having practiced in India, I really am able to appreciate how good the system of DPC is for patients and their families. I am planning to do my residency in Family Medicine and start my own private practice. I will definitely be practicing DPC in the near future. Thanks to BRI for introducing me to such a wonderful opportunity in the US.
“In the context of burgeoning hospital systems and dwindling private practices, Dr. Schmidt’s talk has renewed my faith in decentralizing healthcare delivery.” ~Jordan Halevy, MS2, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
In Nigeria, we have generally been taught to believe that out of pocket payments are archaic, and insurance is the best way to access healthcare. I was quite surprised to find out that a group of physicians in the United States were going back to a semblance of this “archaic” model, and I was interested in learning about what they were doing.