Local Boca Doctors Change Primary Physcian Care With Conceirge Medicine
By Jessica Tzikas | May 2017
Far-out appointments, crowded waiting rooms, short visits with the doctor. These characteristics have become standard when seeing a primary physician, but local doctors have set out to change that with concierge medicine morphing the landscape of modern-day treatment.
The term “concierge doctor” has been around for a while. “It started more than 15 years ago,” says Dr. Steven E. Reznick, who owns a concierge practice in Boca Raton. “The idea was that doctors could have a smaller census of patients who required more attention and were willing to pay a fee to get that attention.”
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While physicians around the country began to partake in a form of concierge medicine, it was here in Boca Raton where the term originated—all thanks to two local internal medicine specialists who started a company called MDVIP.