Telehealth vs. Virtual Care

Telehealth vs. Virtual Care: Both are part of EBO MD's Direct Primary Care method, an affordable healthcare option in Southeast Missouri.

There’s very little question that 2020 brought on a shift towards virtual healthcare. A recent report shows that 60 percent of U.S. households with broadband access are “interested in remote care that would take place online or by telephone.” In other words, patients are increasingly drawn to the concept of healthcare services that come to…

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EBO MD opening fourth location in Poplar Bluff

EBO MD opening a clinic in Poplar Bluff

EBO MD, a direct primary care practice headquartered in Cape Girardeau, is expanding to Poplar Bluff, Missouri, opening its fourth Southeast Missouri location at 2725 North Westwood Boulevard, Suite 4, in August.  Providers at the new clinic are Gary L. Ward, DO, a family medicine physician with deep ties to the Poplar Bluff community; family…

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Direct primary care offers employers options, cost savings

Open enrollment - Direct primary care at EBO MD

As 2022’s health insurance open enrollment dates get closer, many employers are searching for alternatives that offer a better care experience without placing an additional cost burden on employees. The direct primary care model (DPC) offered by EBO MD is a meaningful alternative to fee-for-service insurance billing. Employers can contract with EBO MD and offer…

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EBO MD expands COVID tests with vaccine response screen

COVID-19 Spike Protein Test

EBO MD has added to its COVID-19 testing capabilities with a spike protein antibody test that can identify exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, regardless of symptoms, and measure the body’s immune response. When combined into a pre/post-vaccination assessment, the COVID-19 immune response panel and the COVID-19 vaccine response screen provide clarity into not only when…

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EBO MD Fredericktown welcomes new family nurse practitioner

Melissa Jordan Family Nurse Practitioner

EBO MD of Fredericktown is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Melissa Jordan, FNP, to their team of primary care providers. Jordan earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri, and her master’s degree in nursing from Maryville University in St. Louis. She completed a clinical rotation in family practice…

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EBO MD welcomes new nurse practitioner

EBO MD is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Pam Himstedt, APRN, FNP-BC, to their team of primary care providers at the Cape Girardeau and Jackson clinic locations. Himstedt has been a registered nurse since 1985 and began working as a family nurse practitioner in 2001. She earned her Master of Science in nursing from Southeast…

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