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.
So, sit down with a glass of a water (or vodka) and create your future.
What are the benefits to getting this book, even before you start?
- It may convince to do it, which could make you feel like the doctor you always wanted to be.
- It may convince you not to do it. DPC is not for everyone and you need to know all the risks going in.
- It explains what equipment you need.
- Shows what other resources should you read, watch or see.
- Tells you how to market your new DPC practice.
- Explains how to use Facebook to get the word out.
- Helps you decide if you need an EMR or not.
Some of the things you will learn by reading Slowing the Churn in Direct Primary Care (While Also Keeping Your Sanity):
- How and why to analyze why patients are churning through your practice
- Why some patients are not for you
- Why hedonistic adaptation is affecting your practice
- The traps of email and texting
- How to create a community around your practice
- Thefour agreements of DPC
- You are not an imposter
“In his follow-up to The Official Guide to Starting Your Own Direct Primary Care Practiceand The Direct Primary Care Doctor’s Daily Motivational Journal, Dr. Doug Farrago offers insight into the churn of DPC, along with recommendations for slowing it and when and why it’s sometimes actually a good thing. This is a valuable read for all DPC and DPC-curious physicians, but an especially helpful read for those who have opened DPC practices and find it’s time to take an honest look at how they are doing as physicians and business owners. With characteristic brutal honesty, wit, and self-deprecating critique of his own experiences, there’s something important in it for everyone to learn.
Christine Degnon, MD, MPH, Coastal Direct Primary Care, Lewes, DE
As a Direct Primary Care doctor, you have a big hill to climb. The job is not easy. It’s an uncertain world that can be as scary as it is gratifying. The Direct Primary Care Doctor’s Daily Motivational Journal helps you in this endeavor by using the old-fashioned, pen-and-paper method allowing you to brainstorm, concentrate and gather your thoughts. Just fifteen minutes each morning with DPC specific questions will help you be the doctor you always wanted to be, in the practice you always wanted to have. But there’s a secret: you can’t be told what to think or believe. You must work through the process and find the answers yourself. That is what this book is for. This Direct Primary Care Doctors’ Daily Motivational Journal is NOT just for beginners. It works really well even for seasoned DPC Docs who continually need to refresh their spirits, keep sharp and stay motivated. Whether you are just starting out or you are in year 10, this workbook is well worth your time and effort.
THIS IS A LARGE, 300+ PAGE WORKBOOK WITH DAILY QUESTIONS FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR. IT IS NOT A NOVEL TO READ. IT IS FOR YOU TO WRITE IN AND LEARN FROM. PLEASE SEE PREVIEW BEFORE PURCHASING.
“A thought provoking book to work through on your own time to construct your ideal DPC practice. Whether you complete it in 3 months or 12 months, the answers to the questions are all your own. You are the only one who knows the specific passion and vision that you bring to Direct Primary Care! Questions range from broad, existential, personal questions to relationships to nuances of environment and service in your clinic. This appeals to new or seasoned DPC doctors or any physician who has a desire to improve their practice and the discipline of daily journaling will certainly improve many areas of life.”
Kimberly Nalda MD, Direct Primary owner/physician at Rekindle Family Medicine, Wilmington, DE