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Podcast: A Discussion on Boutique, Concierge, or Retainer Practice Medicine with Dr. Edward Goldman of MDVip

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Nancy Collins, Publisher of The Journal of Medical Practice Management, interviews Dr. Edward E. Goldman, President and CEO of MDVip, Inc. Magazine's number 30 pick in their top 500 fastest growing companies in 2005. The discussion includes the evolution of the concept of Concierge Medicine; the advantages which include enhanced professional satisfaction; better personal life and increased income; the disadvantages which includes the possible discomfort of some physicians with deeper personal patient relationships and also becoming "rusty" from seeing too few patients; the "typical" concierge practitioner; the process involved in switching from a traditional practice to a concierge practice; the concern about separation in health care between the "haves and the have-nots"; the continued participation in third party player plans; concierge medicine as a genuine option for consumers in the health care landscape; where to find additional information on concierge or boutique medicine.

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