Direct Primary Care, Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

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We discuss a health care model that would allow patients to pay monthly fees to their doctors rather than paying for insurance. Then, a clinical psychologist joins the program with tools for actually keeping New Year’s resolutions.

Featured in this Show

  • Is Direct Primary Care A Viable Replacement For Health Insurance?

    Direct primary care is a system where patients pay a monthly subscription-like fee to a doctor for their care — no insurance required. It’s being touted as one solution to the rising cost of health care. We talk to a proponent about its benefits, drawbacks and its future in Wisconsin.

  • How To Actually Keep New Year's Resolutions

    If you’re feeling defeated about actually keeping your resolutions this year, you’re not alone. A psychologist helps us understand why resolutions are so hard to keep and gives us advice on how to stick with it this year.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Nigel O'Shea Technical Director
  • Cori O'Connor-Petersen Guest
  • Shilagh A. Mirgain Guest