While the U.S. health care bureaucracy frets and fumbles over what to do, one Anchorage doctor says he has found a way to care for people in a more satisfying, yet cost-effective way. A newspaper advertisement for Dr. Daniel Steward’s office off Dimond Boulevard describes his “Ideal Medical Practice.”

It promises 30- to 60-minute doctor visits, and the ability to make your own appointments online and to communicate via e-mail with the doctor.

Innovative doctor: Anchorage Daily News | adn.com

Hooray Dan!  Another doc not waiting for anyone’s permission or an act of Congress to take matters in his own hands and do what is right for his patients.

(via lgordonmoore)

This is exactly what Hello Health will enable doctors all over the US to do very, very soon. And when we have a large, networked group of doctors treating happy patients, something magical will happen with the delivery of healthcare to a population of people. I can’t wait for that moment. And that’s just the beginning…