Euphora Health Blog
Insurance-based medical care often puts pressure on doctors to deliver quantity over quality. Our latest blog highlights the issues created by the traditional insurance model and how Direct Primary Care addresses them.
To help our Central Texas patients make an informed decision, Euphora Health explains the ins and outs of virtual direct primary care.
We are back with another "day-in-the-life" from one of our Direct Primary Care physicians. This time we are spotlighting Dr. April Calderon out of our Cedar Park office.
The obstruction of a direct respiratory path, even with the presence of multiple holes, is the basis for the Swiss Cheese model of respiratory defense as it relates to contracting or spreading Flu, COVID-19, or the common cold.
With each open enrollment, insurance costs increase and become a growing source of stress for individuals and families. Those not eligible for a tax credit may feel bookended between hefty monthly premiums or going without coverage altogether (while paying...
We have been busy this fall working on an incredibly exciting project - opening our newest Euphora Health Clinic in Cedar Park, Texas! We opened the doors in November and had a great Grand Opening celebration with friends, family, and patients. In addition to our...
Meet Dr. April Calderon! Dr. Calderon is our new physician at our Cedar Park Clinic location. She is a valuable addition to our team, and embodies the mission of Euphora Health. Dr. Calderon was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She received her Bachelor’s degree...
At Euphora Health, we watch people's faces light up almost every day when they experience the future of healthcare. We're not exaggerating when we say that our clients are consistently surprised, delighted, and impressed with Direct Primary Care. From cost savings to convenience, time savings to health insights, the DPC difference is clear to our clients.
What does a typical day in the life of a Direct Primary Care (“DPC”) physician look like? For Dr. Chris Larson at Euphora Health, the days are full and varied, including plenty of interaction with patients. Here’s a typical Monday for Dr. Larson.
Euphora Health is a unique clinic, not only because of our participation in the Direct Primary Care model but also because of our origins. Our founder and lead physician, Dr. Chris Larson, D.O., began his journey toward medicine in an unusual way while searching for a meaningful way to help people. Euphora Health began as Dr. Larson’s endeavor to improve other peoples’ lives, and today, that impact is clear.
Direct Primary Care can be a powerful tool for chronically ill patients, in large part because DPC physicians develop a close understanding of their patient’s medical history over time. DPC can help patients manage chronic health problems such as hypertension, diabetes, hypothyroidism, high cholesterol, and more. DPC providers may even be able to help their patients reduce their medications and become healthier over time by coaching them on managing their diseases.
Many patients who are new to the idea of Direct Primary Care (DPC) wonder, When and how would I use DPC? Give me some concrete examples. Since DPC is unique and differs significantly from insurance-based care, this question is worth digging into. In this two-part series, we’ll share some stories that illustrate how patients use DPC, and how a close bond between a DPC provider and a patient can lead to lower costs, higher efficiency, and better health outcomes.