Why I Left Medical School

With just a few months left of medical school, this student decided she could do more to transform primary care from outside academia. So she took some time off and here’s what she did (hint: it involves an app).

Direct Primary Care: Access Healthcare Payment Innovation

Brian Forrest didn’t want to practice family medicine in a system where receptionists ask, “Who’s your insurance provider?” before asking, “Why do you need to see the doctor?” But instead of leaving the system, he changed it, and the result is a cash-only, no-insurance practice that earns more and charges far less than the traditional model.