Nothing in life is free. In the midst of all the turmoil and excitement surrounding the newly passed Affordable Care Act, I believe we should not lose sight of the bigger picture: providing better healthcare at a lower cost for more people.  The idea of the Patient Centered Medical Home, although in its trial stages thus far, is what we should be focusing on as physicians and health care providers. Much has been ...

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Much has been written about educating patients.  This can be in the form of educational materials provided during the office visit, providing access to accurate online medical data, or even educating patients about wellness- how to be well, stay well and live well.  As physicians, I believe that part of our responsibility is to teach.  As the familiar adage from residency goes: “see one, do one, teach one” – we ...

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