ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Paralleling the nation's efforts to find ways to expand access and create a more personalized and coordinated approach to primary care, Concierge Choice Physicians (CCP) announced in July the signing of it's 100th physician practice. CCP affiliated physicians care for more than 250,000 patients in 12 states - more than any other concierge support company.
Pioneering the concept of hybrid concierge medicine, CCP offers primary care physicians a more rewarding, patient-centric practice model. The success of this model reverses the national trend toward fewer primary care physicians by helping to retain those currently practicing and by once again making primary care an attractive profession.
Hybrid practices offer patients a choice of staying in their doctor's traditional practice or joining the physician's concierge program which provides an emphasis on preventive care and personalized service. Concierge Choice is currently the only major network model to offer a hybrid option.
"A hybrid approach to primary care is the latest evolution in medical practice," said Wayne Lipton, President and CEO of Concierge Choice Physicians. "Doctors today recognize that different patients have different needs. Some want the convenience and extra service found with concierge care, while others are satisfied with the traditional practice of medicine. A hybrid model allows patients within a single practice to select the option that best meets their personal and financial needs."
Distinct Difference Between Full Model and Hybrid Concierge Practices
Full-model concierge practices have raised concerns among patient advocates and legislators alike as patients are given an ultimatum when their physician converts fully to a concierge practice. Patients are asked to join or find a
|SOURCE Concierge Choice Physicians|
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