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Hardin Valley Open House Tomorrow

Trinity Medical Associates of Hardin Valley will be hosting their monthly open house tomorrow, June 21st, from noon to 1pm.  Feel free to drop by and meet Dr. McColl, Courtney, and Mel.  There will be plenty of opportunity to learn about the Direct Primary Care program and how it often lowers out of pocket costs … Continue reading Hardin Valley Open House Tomorrow

What is DPC?

Direct Primary Care, or DPC, is a model of healthcare focusing on caring for patients first.  Turns out when we do this two really cool things happen.  First, the quality of care improves such that patients get to the see the doctor more easily, get to have a conversation with their doctor pretty much any … Continue reading What is DPC?

Allergies in East Tennessee

Oh, the sneezing and sniffling and runny noses and itchy eyes that are all around us this time of year.  And it’s not just your imagination – Knoxville ranks as the fifth worst city in the country for allergy sufferers.  That comes as no surprise to the legions of residents who this spring are dealing … Continue reading Allergies in East Tennessee

Trinity Direct of Maryville Open House Tomorrow, May 17th!

Dr. Hone and her staff will be hosting the monthly open house tomorrow from noon to 1pm.  Please come to hear how a Direct Primary Care membership offers improved access to less expensive primary care. Don't wait for Washington or Nashville to decide how you should obtain your healthcare.  You can be part of a … Continue reading Trinity Direct of Maryville Open House Tomorrow, May 17th!

Hardin Valley Open House tomorrow at Noon

Please join us tomorrow from noon to 1pm at our Hardin Valley office for our monthly open house.  Dr. McColl and the staff will be on hand to answer questions about Trinity Direct Primary Care and the DPC program.  Come hear how the DPC program lowers the cost of primary care and improves a patient's … Continue reading Hardin Valley Open House tomorrow at Noon

The Vaccine Study You’ve Never Seen (But Always Wanted)

Chad Hayes, MD from Charleston, SC, a fellow pediatrician and blogger, published a great article on the vaccine safety and efficacy study everyone has always wanted but has never been done.  Check it out.  I hope you see the value this kind of study brings to the scientific community. The Vaccine Study You've Always Wanted

The time a 28-year-old MBA told a physician where to round first

What happens when business minds take over the medical care of patients?  Who benefits when decisions are made based on the bottom line and not on clinical care? Trinity Direct Primary Care was built so that patients can always be the center of their own healthcare. Patient care is our passion and we refuse to … Continue reading The time a 28-year-old MBA told a physician where to round first

Knoxville: where insurance goes to die

Recently, various new outlets reported on the spiraling failure of the Affordable Care Act otherwise known as Obamacare.  One of the key indicators of failure is the availability of health insurance in a market.  Several major markets across the country lack more than one insurer from which individuals may choose.   When there is only one … Continue reading Knoxville: where insurance goes to die

Congratulations Mrs. Robin!

Our clutch of baby blue robin eggs all hatched this week. Momma Robin has been diligently collecting food from our yard for her new children.   Congratulations!