Too Busy For The Doctor? Here’s How You Can Make Sure You’re Taken Care Of
Are You Too Busy, or is Your Doctor Too Busy?
Making Your Experience More Efficient
Uninterrupted facetime between patients and physicians is the cornerstone of quality care, and it’s crucial to find a primary care physician who prioritizes individualized attention. By reducing the amount of time spent on administrative work between 15-minute appointments, physicians can get to know their patients’ cases in detail, get to the root cause of illness, and become their patients’ best advocates. Of course, not all healthcare settings are conducive to this kind of attentiveness, but if that’s what you’re looking for in your primary care, then it’s important to search for a doctor who possesses a few key qualities.
File Paperwork Ahead of Time
See a Concierge Physician
The idea behind concierge medicine is that an ongoing relationship between the patient and physician allows the doctor to be their patient’s best possible advocate. It allows the physician to have an ongoing understanding of their patient’s health conditions, which equips them to make quality recommendations when it comes to exercise, nutrition, medication, sleep, and any other lifestyle factors that may contribute to the patient’s wellness. It means not just treating symptoms as they emerge once or twice a year, but getting to the root cause of illness through ongoing quality care.
Get Ahead of Your Symptoms
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