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FORBES: How To Get More Time With Your Doctor

“It’s patient-focused medical care,” says Dr. Erika Bliss, a Seattle-based pioneer in direct primary care and co-owner of Qliance, a network of primary care clinics in Washington. “We are good at taking care of people.”

By Chris Farrell, Next Avenue Contributor, Forbes

Remember Marcus Welby, M.D., the television program starring Robert Young as the kindly family practitioner? The show only aired for seven years, ending in 1976, but the Marcus Welby character has become a durable symbol of a more caring approach to medicine long past. Now, an emerging movement is trying to bring back the old-school doctor-and-patient relationship. It goes by different names …

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SOURCE: https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2017/04/06/how-to-get-more-time-with-your-doctor/#392431008ef1

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