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VALIDATION INSTITUTE REPORT
2021 Validation Report
Review for: ImagineMD
Validation Achieved: Level 1—Savings
Valid through: October 2022
MEDICINE FOR MEMBERS
Business booms for a direct primary care medical practice that provides personalized healthcare
By Stephanie Goldberg
Dr. Alex Lickerman averages 10 calls a day from patients who pay a flat monthly fee for 24/7 access to personalized medical care.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE MEDICAL PRACTICE WINS DIRECT CONTRACT WITH LOCAL SELF-FUNDED EMPLOYER
CHICAGO, March 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/—ImagineMD (www.imaginemd.net), a technology-enabled direct primary care medical practice, has been awarded a direct contract to serve the employees of Steiner Electric Company, a local, self-funded employer based out of Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
IMAGINEMD WELCOMES NEW PHYSICIAN TO ITS DOWNTOWN WEST LOOP DIRECT PRIMARY CARE MEDICAL PRACTICE
CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/—ImagineMD (www.imaginemd.net), a direct primary care medical practice, announces the hiring of Dr. Vicki Samuels. Dr. Samuels comes to ImagineMD from Northwestern University and specializes in family medicine.
MORE DOCTORS EMBRACE MEMBERSHIP FEES, SHUNNING HEALTH INSURANCE
After a billing miscommunication with their health insurance company, David and Danielle Coupe suddenly found themselves uninsured in mid-2016.
But the Palatine couple didn’t panic. They began searching for alternatives.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE MEDICAL PRACTICE APPOINTS TOD LICKERMAN AS BOARD ADVISOR
CHICAGO, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/—ImagineMD (www.imaginemd.net), a direct primary care medical practice focusing on cost-effective healthcare for employer groups of all sizes, is pleased to announce the formation of its Advisory Board with Tod Lickerman as its first member.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE MEDICAL PRACTICE IMAGINEMD ANNOUNCES NEW WEBSITE LAUNCH
CHICAGO, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/—ImagineMD (www.imaginemd.net), a direct primary care medical practice focusing on cost-effective healthcare for employer-sponsored health plans of all sizes, announced today the launch of its newly designed website.
WHAT DOCTORS SHOULD IGNORE
by Moises Velasquez-Manoff
Sickle cell anemia was first described in 1910 and was quickly labeled a “black” disease. At a time when many people were preoccupied with an imagined racial hierarchy, with whites on top, the disease was cited as evidence that people of African descent were inferior.
MEET ALEX LICKERMAN OF IMAGINEMD IN WEST LOOP
Today we’d like to introduce you to Alex Lickerman.
Thanks for sharing your story with us Alex. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.
HERE’S AN ALTERNATIVE TO YOUR DESPISED HIGH-DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH CARE PLAN
by Alex Lickerman
No matter what President-elect Trump and the Republicans do to Obamacare, health care costs are going to continue to rise.
ALEX LICKERMAN ON THE UNDEFEATED MIND
The following interview is part of a “future of mental health” interview series that will be running for 100+ days. This series presents different points of view about what helps a person in distress.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE MEDICAL PRACTICE MAKES A START DOWNTOWN CHICAGO
Chicago, IL—March—ImagineMD LLC, www.imaginemd.net, a direct primary care medical practice, opened for business downtown Chicago in January 2016.
ACHIEVING A GOOD DEATH
by Alex Lickerman
The concept of a “good death” might seem like an oxymoron—how could anything about dying be good?—but you only need to watch someone die badly to recognize that dying well is not only a valid goal but also a surprisingly hard one to achieve.
RESILIENCE CAN BE LEARNED
by Alex Lickerman
Over the last 20 years, I’ve watched thousands of patients struggle with a variety of ailments, from minor colds to life-threatening cancers.
WELLNESS: DOES YOU DOC KNOW WHAT TO LOOK FOR?
by Francine Russo
Has your doctor ever given you an Rx for exercise? June Chapman got one last summer, a first for the 87-year-old retiree in San Marcos, Calif.