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Op-Ed: Houstonians need to embrace Concierge Medicine

Barbara Taylor-Cox, M.D., is the founder and owner of Personal Pediatrics of Houston, where she has practiced solo pediatric medicine for 30 years. She is also the host of the “Healthy Kids, Happy Kids” podcast.
By Barbara Taylor-Cox  – Guest Contributor |

I had a pivotal conversation with a colleague of mine about five years ago. He was lamenting over the fact that he wears a stop watch around his neck that alarms every seven minutes reminding him to proceed to the next patient room in his already overloaded schedule as a family practitioner. I could certainly relate to his plight, as could many of our fellow physicians practicing solo primary care medicine.



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