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Ideal Medical Practices (IMP) provides support to small, independent medical practices across the country. We're a peer-to-peer membership organization helping practices committed to relationship-based care succeed and thrive.

IMP is the only national nonprofit working to ensure that small practitioners across the country have what we need to continue to innovate and grow in today’s challenging and changing healthcare environment.

The member clinics of IMP are provider-owned with fewer than six practitioners. Each is designed around the core philosophy that the strength of the patient-provider relationship is the single biggest determinant of health outcomes. The business and clinical structures of IMP practices are developed to support this philosophy of care, and encompass diverse models. In IMP, there is no one size that fits all.  Each clinic is exactly right for the provider, the provider’s patients, and their community.  

And IMP is here to help. As an organization, we provide the tools, education and community network we all need. We work to achieve the goal of our practices to deliver exactly the care patients want and need, exactly when they want and need it, while preserving autonomy, work-life balance, and job satisfaction for our member providers.  

Together we can continue to work independently by having a common voice, sharing resources and ideas, and advocating for a system that includes and supports small independent medical providers nationwide.  

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    gatherings

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    1  Anyone else who plans to go to  FMX in San Antonio in Sept? I am there Wed night til Sunday Am 2 There had been some talk of a Washington DC IMP gathering in MArch  to maybe  see our legislators and gather/share  Anyone interested? ------------------------------ ...

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    suboxone

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    There are many views on this I  do not have an opinion yet  What do you think is the best way to manage a suboxone patient who needs surgery? ------------------------------ Jean Antonucci ------------------------------

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    Sorry for late response- supposedly this was true for Medicare back in the misty past,  but with PECOS, I don't think it still matters. Re other insurances- get electronic deposit and it shouldn't matter unless you move far far away. ------------------------------ ...

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