Contributor – Robert Pearl, M.D. Originally published on Forbes.com in April 2019 In a shocking development that could transform the medical profession, the International Journal of Health Services published the findings of a study titled, “Primary care, specialty care, and life chances.” Using multiple regression analysis, the researchers concluded that “primary care is by far the most … More Study: Primary Care Doctors Increase Life Expectancy, But Does Anyone Care?
by Tobi Thaller Residency is hard. Sometimes, it is really, really hard. So when you have a meaningful interaction with a patient, it reminds you why you are putting yourself through all of this. And it is priceless. That was the type of experience I had with Juana. At her first appointment with me, I … More Connecting with Patients Despite Barriers