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Do you need a primary physician? Why?

2017-03-19T00:21:38+00:00

A gathering storm I've been seeing more stories in the news about problems with primary care. For example, since the new universal health insurance law took effect in Massachusetts, so many new patients are looking for doctors that primary physician shortages have made it impossible to get care. And for physicians who accept managed care, [...]

Do you need a primary physician? Why? 2017-03-19T00:21:38+00:00

Health reform is more than just insurance

2017-03-19T00:17:54+00:00

A story on the Internet describes how a senior IBM executive went straight to a cardiologist to treat his chest pain. Several serious complications and $200,000 later, the cardiologist cleared him of any heart problems. The patient then saw a gastroenterologist, who performed yet another big workup without finding a gastrointestinal cause. Finally he saw [...]

Health reform is more than just insurance 2017-03-19T00:17:54+00:00