Talk about a new way of doing business marketing in medicine; this is either a slide into very commercial patient recruiting or the next best thing to come along in patient marketing.
Certainly, if it works its way into higher level patients trying to understand cost while maintaining quality, and knowing who the patient is dealing with, this could be a plus. Our concern is it looks more like the PI attorney methodology for going after the low end of the barrel.
Time will tell...
Our Doctor-Patient bidding system introduces true transparency and competition, making quality healthcare more accessible and affordable for you and your family! MediBid is an online marketplace which is about quality, choice, and value. Many insurance companies show you no more than whether your doctor is “in-network” or not. MediBid allows you to see the training, education and experience of the doctor before you make your selection. The doctor’s profile, or bid, will usually include specifics such as how many of your procedure they perform per year.Source: Fox Business & Melissa Francis