Interesting article in USA Today on the growing trend in physician retainer practices, a new, lower cost alternative for people looking for more of a relationship with their doctor:
Retainer practices aren’t the “concierge” or “boutique” medical practices that cater to the wealthy. Instead, they’re designed for people with high-deductible or catastrophic insurance who need . . . → Read More: Would You Pay Your Doctor a Retainer?
We get a a lot of questions about Boehringer-Ingelheim and Pfizer’s blockbuster COPD drug Spiriva. We constantly get questions from COPD patients about “When will Spiriva go generic?”, “Why can’t I buy generic Spiriva yet?” and “Where can I find affordable, generic Spiriva? Well, unfortunately for COPD patients, the Spiriva patent does not expire until . . . → Read More: Generic Drug Questions: When Will Generic Spiriva Be Available in the U.S.?