DPC Videos and Papers
We have selected a few of our favorite articles, papers, graphics, and videos about Direct Primary Care, as well as price transparency and the movement to introduce free market principles into the healthcare system to reduce costs, improve quality, as well as to make both doctors and patients happier.
DPC: A HEALTHCARE REVOLUTION
This short animation describes what Direct Primary Care is and why it is so beneficial for patients.
This video published by Reason, featuring DPC pioneers such as Douglas Farrago, M.D., Ryan Neuhofel, D.O., and Julie Gunther, M.D. discusses what DPC is and how it can be a part of the health care solution.
Why Direct Primary CAre?
This video is a presentation given by Dr. Josh Umbehr of Atlas MD. He is one of the pioneers of the DPC Movement. In this 11 minute video he gives a great introduction into the philosophy of Direct Primary Care and how it works in his office. Several hundred DPC offices have opened since his talk.
CAN DPC SAVE MONEY?
This video was filmed at the 2017 Docs4PatientCare DPC Nuts and Bolts Conference. It features Chad Savage, M.D. who expertly explains how DPC can save patients a significant amount of money.
RESTORING THE DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP
This report by Liam Siguad of the Maine Heritage Policy Center talks about how DPC can improve the doctor-patient relationship, save money, and improve quality and access to care. It takes a look at DPC in general, as well as in Maine specifically. Since its publication, several more DPC practices have opened in the Pine Tree State.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
This paper by Katherine Restrepo of the John Locke Foundation demonstrates that DPC can not only save individual patients and businesses money, but also governments. She analyses how much savings was demonstrated in Union County, North Carolina when that county's government offered a DPC option for their employees.