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Should new technologies in medicine threaten one’s (old) practice?

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In one community where I practice, no hospitals offered diagnostic procedures like CT Scans or MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). Thus the current practice is to immediately transfer the patient to a nearby hospital with such capabilities. This, in spite of the fact that medical professionals here can actually perform the needed medical procedure after the CT was done. This…

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What should a dissatisfied patient do regarding their physician’s “bad” service

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Recently, I’ve been receiving   complaints from patients regarding some attending physician’s “quality” of service. Complaints like, “the doc saw me late already” or “my waiting time is far longer than my physician encounter time”  or “this was not explained to me” or  the difficulty of some patients (or relatives) to talk to their physicians. In…

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