Concierge Medicine Today Releases Top 25 Best Cities to Work in Concierge Medicine or Direct Primary Care in 2014

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013

In recent years, significant venture capital has been poured into the concierge medicine and direct primary care marketplace. Investment groups are not only attracted to these transparent and innovative healthcare clinics but they see them as a viable investment for their clients. Where concierge medicine and direct primary care practices are struggling is in the ability to scale their business for mass-market, employer appeal.

But the future looks bright for those doctors considering a career in cash-only or retainer medicine. Large groups like MedLion, MDVIP, Qliance and One Medical are building and scaling successful medical practices across the country and in various parts of their home states that are attractive to investors like Cambia Health (a large Blue Shield company), Google Ventures, Proctor and Gamble, Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Oak Investment Partners, Maverick Capital and others.

More recently, Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes and others published their list of The Best States for Entrepreneurs. Analyzing that data along with data compiled from over 5,000+ small businesses and concierge medicine consumers, Concierge Medicine Today’s (CMT, research arm, The Collective, identified a list of The Best Cities and States for a Career in Concierge Medicine or Direct Primary Care in 2013-2014. The cities and states on this list support, not only small business but healthcare innovation and provide a growing but friendly patient population who support these types of modern medical delivery systems.

“Direct practices should be successful in most cities and states where there is an inadequate supply of primary care physicians,” says Dr. Chris Ewin, Founder and physician at 121MD in Fort Worth, TX. “This may be true in the country with the correct practice model. Most important, a physician needs to have social skills to sell him/herself and their new practice model to their patients and their community.”

According to CMT’s research initiative The Collective, The Top 10 Best States To Start A Career in Concierge Medicine or Direct Primary Care in 2013-2014 include: