Medical Concierge Service
One of the changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic is the rise of concierge medical services. In recent surveys, patients report a ninety-eight percent satisfaction rate with their concierge doctor relationship. Concierge medicine includes most types of medical practice, including family medicine, pediatrics, and internal medicine. In addition, the Concierge Medicine Today Journal reports that more specialists such as Endocrinology, Cardiology, and Oncology are seeing a rise in providing medical concierge services. Read more below about this rapidly growing change in healthcare.
What Is a Medical Concierge Service?
Concierge medicine is a type of healthcare service that allows patients more direct access to their healthcare providers. You typically pay a monthly or annual fee that will enable you to connect with your provider whenever you need their service. This can help you manage a chronic condition more effectively with immediate care compatible with your schedule. It is similar to the model used by lawyers where you pay them a retainer in exchange for their services when you need them without delay.
How Does Medical Concierge Differ from Traditional Medical Practice?
It is important to keep in mind the significant way that both models of healthcare practice do not differ; both types of practice require identical medical training. This includes family practice, internal medicine, and all other specialties. Concierge and traditional medical practice provide care from either an M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) or D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine). Although you receive care from capable doctors from concierge and traditional medical services, there are differences. Concierge doctors typically:
What Are the Benefits of Medical Concierge?
A medical concierge service provides the type of medical care that appeals to the needs of many people. We offer several benefits over the traditional model such as:
Our Commitment to Your Health
Speedy Sticks offers a medical concierge service as part of our commitment to providing you the best in healthcare. We combine our concierge service with our medical courier service to ensure that your lab specimens are delivered safely and promptly to the appropriate laboratory. We also offer other services to help make healthcare convenient, comfortable, and comprehensive, such as:
- Multilingual staff. The diversity of languages spoken by our team help us broaden access to quality healthcare.
- Health fairs. Speedy Sticks host health fairs to provide health education to keep you well-informed about various medical issues. We also offer some on-site diagnostic testing.
- Corporate wellness. We can help you create a comprehensive plan to maintain a healthy environment for your employees.
What Else Do I Need To Know?
*This content is for informational purposes only and is not meant to replace consulting with a healthcare professional. Please consult with your primary care physician or healthcare provider before engaging in any services offered by Speedy Sticks.