Modern medical practices are assisted by advances in technology but remain challenged by the costs of doing business. Physicians and surgeons are meeting the need to deliver care to large caseloads by employing nurse practitioners and physician assistants and using patient portals to report test results, answer questions, and arrange appointments, including telemedicine consultations. These systems are designed for efficient care-giving that enables the physician to personally address only the …
Post Author: Elaine Walizer
Elaine Walizer is a retired special educator and co-author of Building the Healing Partnership: Parents, Professionals, and Children with Chronic Illnesses and Disabilities.
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