Last Sunday’s NY Times had a great article about the increasing number of doctors who are spending more time with fewer patients: If All Doctors Had More Time to Listen. Please give it a read. Whatever healthcare solution emerges at the national level, doctors who choose to strive for quality rather than quantity in their practice will keep attracting more patients and will reclaim the satisfaction and dignity we all seek in our careers.
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