The Official Guide to Starting Your Own Direct Primary Care Practice

Debra Farrago M Ed, Douglas Farrago, MD

The Official Guide to Starting Your Own Direct Primary Care Practice
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The Official Guide to Starting Your Own Direct Primary Care Practice

Debra Farrago M Ed, Douglas Farrago, MD

The Official Guide to Starting Your Own Direct Primary Care Practice has now been updated for 2021! New Topics include: Creating a Sales Funnel, Saving for Retirement, Selling Your Practice, and much more. Being a family doctor isn’t easy. Why? Because you’re either an employed physician or a doctor trying to survive on your own. Both are making doctors quit their profession every day. You have heard about direct primary care as an option, but you have been bombarded with misleading advertising, confusing recommendations, and bad information from those who fear taking the leap. This makes you question yourself every day. Do you really want to become a DPC doctor? If you do, how do you go about doing it? You start by reading The Official Guide to Starting Your Direct Primary Care Practice. In this fact-filled book, you’ll discover how to avoid the common pitfalls, the top tips to market your practice, how to make patient experiences great and much more. In this book Dr. Douglas Farrago provides thorough and clear guidance for any physician considering the Direct Primary Care route. Readers will learn if the transition to DPC is right for them, how to go about establishing and maintaining their new practice, and what to expect along the way. Dr. Farrago provides a lively and frank discussion of the entire process, providing the reader with concrete steps to take and realistic expectations about the excitement and challenges involved. He is an innovative and pragmatic physician and businessman, and he has instilled this book with his wisdom, personal experience and his ever-present sense of humor. Lily Hargrove, MD Ivy Family Medicine Charlottesville, Virginia Some of the things you will learn by reading The Official Guide to Starting Your Own Direct Primary Care Practice: - Do you have what it takes to open your own office? Is this type of practice moral and ethical? How to set up your office. How much to charge. How to market your new DPC practice. How to create word of mouth. How to use Facebook to drive new patient interest. Making patient experiences great. How to deal with difficult patients. Douglas Farrago MD uses the insights he has learned from twenty years of being a family physician, his vast connection to DPC docs from around the country and his own odyssey into Direct Primary Care that he used to create an incredibly successful practice in the central Virginia area. He teaches you the secrets you need to know to fill your practice as well as laying the groundwork into making your office great so patients are clamoring to get in. Are you ready to break the shackles of employment? Are you ready to be the doctor you always wanted to be? Are you ready to stop coding, stop churning through patients and stop dealing with administrators? Then this book is for you! To get more up to date DPC (Direct Primary Care) information on a regular basis go to

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