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GOODMAN: ‘What If No Doctor Will See You? … when he opens a concierge practice, he’ll typically take about 500 patients with him (according to MDVIP, the largest organization of concierge doctors). That’s about all he can handle, given the extra time and attention those patients are going to expect. But the 2,000 patients left behind now must find another physician. So in general, as concierge care grows, the strain on the rest of the system will become greater.’

By John C. Goodman DECEMBER 15, 2013 – At this point we have no idea how many people will become newly insured under ObamaCare. For the first year out, the number of people with insurance may actually go down! But the administration’s goal is to insure an additional […]

Amid a looming shortage of primary-care doctors in the U.S., medical schools and innovators try to entice more students to enter the field.

WSJ Reports … In Search of More Primary-Care Doctors By Barbara Sadick, Nov. 17, 2013 4:07 p.m. ET Janine Knudsen, a third-year student at Harvard Medical School’s Center for Primary Care, is passionate about becoming a primary-care physician. She is convinced that the U.S. is moving toward a […]