Concierge Medicine Explained: Why this Approach is a (Literal) Lifesaver if You Never Have Time for the Doctor.
“Traditional” Isn’t Cutting It
Between insurance claims, a high demand for primary care leading to long appointment wait times, and less facetime between doctors and patients, it becomes difficult for physicians to deliver comprehensive primary care that gets to the root cause of patients’ illnesses.
No One-Size-Fits-All Solution
Concierge medicine has emerged as an alternative to the shortcomings of traditional care, because it places an emphasis on relationships. The goal of concierge medicine is to provide comprehensive care that leads to positive long-term outcomes using continuous physician access, longer appointments, comprehensive testing, and flexible treatment plans.
At Robinson MD, this access is provided via email, text, or phone, in addition to priority appointments whenever they are needed. This continuous access allows doctors and patients to work together to determine which elements of treatment are working and which aren’t, leading to flexible care that changes as patients’ medical needs to.
Your Personal Medical Expert
With concierge medicine, there are no at-a-glance chart updates or continuous taking of medication that you stopped needing weeks or months ago. Instead, you get the most up-to-date recommendations possible from a doctor who stays updated on your health in real time.
Concierge medicine also provides you with advocacy in the event of your hospitalization. Your concierge physician knows your unique health profile like a close family member would, but with the understanding that can only be had by a medical expert. They will protect your best interest when you can’t–or when your energy is better spent on recovery.
What to Expect
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