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What Is Direct Primary Care?

What Is Direct Primary Care?

So, what is DPC? DPC stands for Direct Primary Care, and in a nutshell, it is a membership based practice. It is a way to manage costs related to medical care in which the patient pays one simple fee per month. It is the biggest present box you can imagine! Possibly...

Manya B. Helman MD Covid letter 5 Dear all, I hope that this letter finds you well, and that you've found nice routines for this period of handling the Corona virus. Clinic routine is: Em working from home Tues/Thurs, in office working Mon/Wed every other Sun. Simon,...

Covid clinic emails

Covid clinic emails

March 16: transition to telemedicine Manya B. Helman MD Corona virus Hello everyone, I want to tell you about what we'll be doing to minimize the risk to all of us from the Corona virus. For the next month, we'll be mainly using telephone or video chat visits...

Covid letter 2

Covid letter 2

Manya B. Helman MD Covid letter 2 Hello, Everyone, I hope you are all well, and doing OK staying at home. We will be staffing the office on the same days, with Em working from home on Tues and Thurs, and Marcus working from home Mon and Wed. Simon will work at home on...

Covid letter 3

Covid letter 3

Manya B. Helman MD Covid3 Hello, everyone, I hope you are all well. As of today, testing for the virus is still not practical at the level of clinic...Simon will keep checking, but as of now, the test from Quest requires a first test to rule out influenza. I can't see...

Covid letter 4

Covid letter 4

Manya B. Helman MD Covid letter 4 Hello, Everyone, We hope all of you are well. Here is the news of the day and the week: telephone and video conference calls seem to be going well. The key to using Atlas for video calls is for both of us to use Chrome (Firefox could...

Coronavirus Safety Suggestions

Coronavirus Safety Suggestions

SAFETY SUGGESTIONS 1. If you have a runny nose and sputum, you may only have a common cold. 2. Coronavirus pneumonia is a dry cough with no runny nose. 3. This new virus is not heat-resistant and will be killed by a temperature of just 27 Celsius/80.6 Fahrenheit. 4....

Direct Primary Care Style

Direct Primary Care Style

We are so happy that you have joined us, and look forward to learning about you, your health goals and needs. Here is some useful information to help you get used to the “Direct Primary Care” style of medicine, so that you can get the most from your membership! First,...

Handling The Holidays

Handling The Holidays

This week was all about Christmas, and next week will be too!  Christmas is a wonderful holiday, too wonderful to miss. It is good to wish for peace on earth, and to feel good will to one’s fellow human beings. And this year, I’ve noticed more healthy foods - I...

A week at the clinic

A week at the clinic

  This week was all about Christmas, and next week will be too!  Christmas is a wonderful holiday, too wonderful to miss. It is good to wish for peace on earth, and to feel good will to one’s fellow human beings. And this year, I’ve noticed more healthy foods - I...

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