Volume 7 Issue 1

Doctors Recapture Humanity through Concierge Medicine

February 12, 2015

Cover Story

If you look up the word ‘concierge' in the dictionary you'll find multiple definitions, ranging from a member of a hotel staff in charge of special services for guests, to an employee stationed in an apartment house lobby who screens visitors. Perhaps the most recent definition is for concierge medicine: "medical care for which the patient pays the doctor an annual fee for special or extra services."

VIDEO: Practicing as a 'Concierge' Doctor

January 28, 2015

Cover Story

In the February issue of MD Magazine, our cover story takes a look at the growing world of so-called "concierge medicine." In this video, Princeton, NJ internist Simon D. Murray, MD, discusses how switching to a retainer-based model of care has affected his workflow.

VIDEO: How Does 'Concierge Medicine' Work?

February 05, 2015

Cover Story

In the February issue of MD Magazine, our cover story takes a look at the growing world of so-called "concierge medicine." In this preview video, Princeton, NJ internist Simon D. Murray, MD, discusses the business model behind retainer-based care.

VIDEO: The Future of Primary Care

February 12, 2015

Cover Story

In the final clip from our video series on 'concierge medicine,' Princeton, NJ internist Simon D. Murray, MD, shares his thoughts on the future of primary care medicine, and the lessons he believes concierge medicine can teach the healthcare industry.

All in the Family

February 12, 2015

Travel and Leisure

As more and more families find themselves spread across the country, multigenerational vacations have become a popular way to spend time together while also enjoying some of the world's most beautiful destinations. Here's how to pull it off without disrupting family harmony.

Most Investors are Throwing Money Away

February 12, 2015

Money and Finance

Actively managed funds have long maintained popularity despite their high costs and inability to consistently outperform market benchmarks. As more consumers wise up to that fact, active fund managers are taking note.

A Hobby That Pays Off

February 12, 2015

Money and Finance

A hobby that pays you may be the best kind of hobby, and it might even provide an opportunity to move entirely out of medicine should you need or desire that change.

Communication: George Bernard Shaw's Illusion

February 12, 2015

The Check Up

George Bernard Shaw warned us a long time ago: "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." Today's physicians would do well to heed those words.