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October 14, 2016

Recommended Reading: The Official Guide to Starting Your Own Direct Primary Care Practice.

Tired of being a pawn in an administrator’s game? Sick of ICD-10 coding? Would your rather stick a needle in your eye then hear another lie about quality metrics? Maybe it is time you open your own DPC practice. Well, you came to the right place. Here is the book you HAVE to get first. It’s The […]

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June 29, 2021

The First 100: How To Get Patients Through the Door of Your New DPC

Starting a new practice or converting your current operation to a DPC clinic can be both simultaneously exciting and terrifying. On the one hand, making the jump to direct care provides you with the autonomy to build the clinic you want and really connect with patients. On the other, there can be a lot of […]

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March 28, 2017

Free Practice Management Consulting. Yup, We Do That.

You’re on an adventure. You might be just starting out. Or maybe you’re already into the woods. Your adventure is thrilling, satisfying, and a little bit scary. The fun parts are fun. Really fun. But do you ever wish you had a sounding board during the scary parts? Someone to help you weed through the tough stuff […]

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January 24, 2017

What’s Holding You Back from Opening Your DPC Practice? (After You Read this, the Answer Will be ‘Nothing.’) Part 2.

“Hmm, Direct Care sounds amazing. I’d love to do that.” Ever said or even thought those words? Do you fall into any of the categories we talked about here? So why haven’t you started your practice yet? Maybe this Direct Care thing is new to you. Maybe you’ve heard about it but don’t know where to […]

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January 23, 2017

What’s Holding You Back from Opening Your DPC Practice? (After You Read This, the Answer Will be ‘Nothing.’)

If you fall into any of the following categories, you absolutely MUST keep reading because no matter what is preventing you from taking the next step with Direct Care, there’s a solution. We’re in the mood to break down some walls. At the end of this two-part series, you will be left with nothing but […]

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November 6, 2015

Introducing Direct Career Placement on

You’re only as strong as the team surrounding you, right? Well in that case, let’s give you an advantage over all the rest! Introducing Direct Career Placement, where helps connect you with the DPC family that’s right for you. Because let’s face it – a brighter future is right around the corner with Direct […]

Why Transition to DPC? This Cardiologist Says ‘Practice Enjoyment and Quality.’

Who says DPC doesn’t work with specialties? Making the switch from practicing invasive cardiology in a traditional healthcare setting to practicing Direct Primary Care was an easy decision for Dr. Kahn in Detroit. His new world doesn’t involve insurers, ICD-10, or billing fees. But it does involve a whole lot more happiness as of October […]

Announcing the Atlas Direct Care Curriculum!

Announcing the Launch of a Tool that Teaches Everything about DPC. We’re big believers in doing things the right way, which is why we’ve put together a comprehensive curriculum teaching about Direct Care. And since we don’t think you should have to pay for doing your homework, we’re offering the curriculum completely free of charge […]

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April 10, 2015

Selling Your Vision

Are you starting your own Direct Care practice? Maybe just thinking about it? Either way, if you’re interested in Direct Care you have a vision in mind, right? The big picture, the overarching purpose, the ultimate goal. Then there’s the part where you lose sight of that goal and get lost in the details. That’s […]

Direct Care Is The Most Political, Least Political Healthcare

Originally posted on This post deserves a caveat — healthcare shouldn’t be a political issue. When someone comes into my office because they have chest pain, I don’t ask them “What’s your political leaning?” before administering care. And now after reading about the recent delay of ICD-10 in Congress, I realized that my choice […]