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Post-Pandemic, What’s A Phone Call From Your Physician Worth?

Maybe this has happened to you recently: Your doctor telephoned to check in with you, chatting for 11 to 20 minutes, perhaps answering a question you contacted her office with, or asking how you’re responding to a medication change.

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Lawmakers Debate How Much To Pay For Phone Appointments

It took covid-19 to give millions of Americans the option of telling their doctor about their aches and pains by phone.

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How To Make The Most Of Your Telehealth Visits

When the pandemic sidelined in-office visits at his practice, Dr. Dael Waxman “wasn’t exactly thrilled with being at home.” But he quickly shifted gears to video and telephone appointments.

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Picking A physician: Convenience Over Reputation Wins

Convenience and access win out over reputation when people over 50 look for a physician for themselves, a new study finds. But online ratings and reviews of physicians play an important role, and should receive attention from providers and policymakers.

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The Talk You Need To Have With Doctors Before Surgery

The decision seemed straightforward. Bob McHenry’s heart was failing, and doctors recommended two high-risk surgeries to restore blood flow.

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How To Get A Cheaper Prescription From The Doctor’s Office

When Mary Kay Gilbert saw her doctor in May for a skin infection on her leg, she wasn’t surprised to receive a prescription for an antibiotic cream.

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