Principles of Care at DIrect Primary Care of Marietta
Adequate time spent between patient and physician.
Unfettered access to care.
Emphasis on lifestyle choices, long term health and wellbeing.
Limited patient panel sizes support commitment to service.
Patients choose their personal physician and are active partners in their care.
Patients have the right to transparent pricing, access and availability of all services provided.
Elimination of Fee-For-Service
Fee-for-Service incentives distort healthcare decision-making by rewarding volume over value.
Fee-For-Service undermines trust and rewards expensive and inappropriate testing, referral and treatment.
Fee-For-Service is replaced by a simple flat yearly fee that covers comprehensive primary care services.
Committed advocate for patient within the fragmented healthcare system.
Time to make appropriate referrals and support patient needs when they are outside of primary care.
Serve as a patient guide providing information about the quality, cost and the patient experience of care.
Healthcare must be higher-performing, more patient-responsive, less invasive and less expensive than it is today.
The ultimate goal is health and wellbeing, not simply the treatment of disease!
Direct Primary Care of Marietta (DPCM) is bringing back quality of care that comes when a doctor knows every single one of his patients. We strive to keep you well with a focus on prevention delivering
the best possible results with the highest level of services and care.