How it all began

How it all began

HOW IT ALL BEGAN HOW IT ALL BEGAN Before “concierge” practices, before “executive” physicals, there were doctors. Jonathan Sheldon and Heather Sowell were two of them. Dr. Sheldon earned his MD from the University of Colorado in 1984, and Dr. Sowell earned hers from...
The pluses and minuses of health insurance

The pluses and minuses of health insurance

THE PLUSES AND MINUSES OF HEALTH INSURANCE THE PLUSES AND MINUSES OF HEALTH INSURANCE We don’t take health insurance. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t have it. Our patients intuitively understand why we walked away from insurance-based medicine: because...
For us, every day is Independence Day…

For us, every day is Independence Day…

FOR US, EVERY DAY IS INDEPENDENCE DAY FOR US, EVERY DAY IS INDEPENDENCE DAY We like the idea of independence: from insurance companies, from drug salesmen, and from bureaucrats. That raises the question of how we work with hospitals, most of which these days belong to...
Prevention doesn’t just happen

Prevention doesn’t just happen

PREVENTION DOESN’T JUST HAPPEN PREVENTION DOESN’T JUST HAPPEN We spend a lot of time thinking about how to keep you healthy. Doctors call this prevention, yet most are powerless to implement it. With a caseload of 2,500 patients, the typical primary care...