Concierge Medicine Gaining Ground

Kirkpatrick, John
September 2002
Physician Executive;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p24
Academic Journal
Discusses the formation of a concierge medicine business by the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle when some of its patron patients left for expensive, personal care. Decision to form a concierge medicine service due to increased competition; Benefits of the concierge program; Pitfalls of the program.


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