High-Touch Care Leads to Better Outcomes and Lower Costs in a Senior Population, Ghany, R; Tamariz, L; Chen, G; Dawkins, E; Ghany, A; Forbes, E; Tajiri, T; Palacio, A. Am J Manag Care. 2018 Sept 1; Published online 2018 Aug 28
Direct Primary Care: Applying Theory to Potential Changes in Delivery and Outcomes, Cole E., J Am Board Fam Med July-August 2018; 31:605-611
Direct Primary Care in 2015: A Survey with Selected Comparisons to 2005 Survey Data, Rowe K, Rowe W, Umbehr J, Dong F, and Ablah E, Kans J Med. 2017 Feb; 10(1): 3–6.
Direct Primary Care Business of Insurance and State Law Considerations, Eskew P, Journal of Legal Medicine Vol. 37 , Iss. 1-2,2017.
(For those without journal access here is an Author's Original Manuscript version of the article above)
Direct Primary Care Practice Distribution and Cost Across the Nation, Eskew P, Klink K. J Am Board Fam Med, 2015;28(6):793-801.
(Available open-access online via the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine)
Direct Primary Care Practice Model Drops Insurance and Gains Providers and Consumers, Carlson RP, Physician Leadersh J. 2015 Mar-Apr;2(2):20-4, 26. PMID: 26211206 (Available here open access, but original location requires membership to view).
Practice Transformation: Taking the Direct Primary Care Route, Twiddy D, Fam Pract Manag. 2014 May-Jun;21(3):10-5. PMID: 25077865. (Available online with AAFP membership - not yet open access).
Direct Primary Care: Kicking Insurance Out of the Exam Room, Noah SL, J La State Med Soc. 2014 Mar-Apr;166(2):73. PMID: 25075600. (Available open-access via the Louisiana State Medical Association website)
Practice Profile. A Direct Primary Care Medical Home: The Qliance Experience. Wu WN, Bliss G, Bliss EB, Green LA. Health Aff. 2010 May;29(5):959-62. PMID: 20439888 (Available open-access via the Health Affairs website).
Access Healthcare: A Model to Provide Improved Access to High-Quality and Affordable Healthcare, Forrest BR, N C Med J. 2005 May-Jun;66(3):208-11. PMID: 16130944. (Available open-access via the North Carolina Medical Journal website)
The Ideal Medical Practice Model: Improving Efficiency, Quality and the Doctor-Patient Relationship, Moore, LG, Wasson, JH, Fam Pract Manag. 2007 Sep;14(8):20-24. PMID: 17912818 (Available open-access via the Family Practice Management website)
Protecting the Private Practice of Medicine: Direct Primary Care - Louisiana Poised to Lead. Noah SL, J La State Med Soc. 2014 Sep-Oct;166(5):217-8. PMID: 25369225 (Available open-access via the Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Association)
Direct Primary Care Plans: PPACA's Version of "Concierge Medicine." Cornwell D, Leatherwood SM, J Med Assoc Ga. 2014;103(2):32. PMID: 25185353 (No direct link, not open access, found in the Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia)
Editorials / Older "Retainer" (not always pure DPC) studies
In Defense of Direct Primary Care, Eskew, P, Fam Pract Manag. 2016 Sep-Oct;23(5):12-14.
Is Direct Primary Care the Solution to Our Health Care Crisis? Weisbart, E, Fam Pract Manag. 2016 Sep-Oct;23(5):10-11.
Why this West Virginia Trained Physician Moved to Wyoming, Eskew, P. WV Med J, 2015 Nov - Dec;111(6):8-9.
(Available open-access online via the West Virginia Medical Journal website)
Which State Best Suits Your Medical Practice – an Analysis and Reference Guide, Eskew P, J Am Phys Surg, 2014;19:115-121.
Reviewed by Martin Merritt of Physicians Practice, and by Greg Kelly of Physician's Money Digest
Direct Primary Care: A Descriptive Evaluation of a New Care Delivery Model, Bunker, T, OHSU Digital Commons Scholar Archive, 871, 2012.
Retainer Medicine: An Ethically Legitimate Form of Practice That Can Improve Primary Care, Huddle TS, Centor RM, Ann Intern Med. 2011 Nov 1;155(9):633-5. PMID: 22041952.
Uninsured Patient Opinions about a Reduced-Fee Retainer Program at Academic Health Center Clinics, John W. Saultz, MD, John Heineman, BA, Rachel Seltzer, MA, Arwen Bunce, MA, LeNeva Spires, BA and Jennifer DeVoe, MD, DPhil, J Am Board Fam Med May-June 2011 vol. 24 no. 3 304-312, PMID: 21551403.
Academic Retainer Medicine: An Innovative Business Model for Cross-Subsidizing Primary Care, Lucier DJ1, Frisch NB, Cohen BJ, Wagner M, Salem D, Fairchild DG, Acad Med. 2010 Jun;85(6):959-64, PMID: 20505394.