Articles about doctor patient relationship


Catholic doctor advocates a simpler healthcare billing system

Last updated: 12/13/2018

[Landon Roussel is a pioneer in direct primary care, where doctors directly bill their patients without the intermediary of insurance companies, and the owner and chief medical off

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MGMA18: Dinosaurs? Hardly. A renaissance in independent physician practices, doctors say

Last updated: 11/25/2018

BOSTON—If you think independent physician practices are going the way of the dinosaur, you’d be wrong. That's according to one group of doctors who say the pendulum—in whic

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Direct Primary Care Model Needs More Physician Support

Last updated: 10/03/2018

The Direct Primary Care model is about more than reimbursement. It’s a sign that physicians are starting to step out of the woods and are educating their patients to do the same.

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The Epidemic of Disillusioned Doctors | TIME.com

Last updated: 10/03/2018

We all know medicine has become a frustrating profession. But surveys show that a younger generation of doctors are more resilient to burnout Last week I was ready to quit medicin

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House calls make a comeback. Why Sacramento patients and doctors like this new app

Last updated: 10/01/2018

SIGN ME UP! “(Physicians) are pressured to see more patients and just not to take that much time with patients, not the kind of time you need to really effect positive change,”

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3 things patients really want from their doctors

Last updated: 08/08/2018

The doctor-patient interaction is the absolute core of clinical medicine. Maybe I’ll go much further: it’s the core of health care in general. I always try to remember, wheneve

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Personalized practice: Direct primary care grows locally, nationally

Last updated: 07/20/2018

Direct primary care, a different type of primary care, has been growing across New Jersey, Pennsyvlania and other states. MOORESTOWN — Geraldine Barksdale, 55, of Lumberton tri

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Why Is There a Shortage of Primary Care Doctors? What Went Wrong?

Last updated: 07/20/2018

I am a board certified family physician who transitioned from a career in primary care, where I had worked for many years, to urgent care. I am now employed the equivalent of full

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For Two Years, The Wedge of Health Freedom Has Helped Patients Find Affordable Doctors

Last updated: 07/20/2018

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom’s ‘The Wedge’ Brings Patients and Doctors Together in a Third-Party-Free, Patient-Centered Network That Restores Simplicity, Affordab

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Trying to Put a Value on the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Last updated: 07/20/2018

In its push for profits, the U.S. health care system has made it difficult for patients to get personal attention from doctors. But what if hands-on medicine actually saves money

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