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Time for a Check-Up on Your Health Care--let's talk Doctor Visits

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Time for a Check-Up on Your Health Care--let's talk Doctor Visits

     The theme of a new movie, ESCAPE FIRE, talks about alternatives to our current way of managing patients (as created by our current USA health care system to date).  One of the main points of the film is that the current system discourages doctors from taking time with their patients by defining productivity by the volume of patients and illnesses treated.


Have you visited a doctor in the last two years who did not have time for you? e.g. time to listen to you and talk to you?  

How often has this been the case?


Every time I saw the doctor, the doctor had time for me.
       25% from 1 votes  
Every time I visited a doctor, the doctor was extremely hurried and had no time.
       50% from 2 votes  
I don't remember.
       0% from 0 votes

Often the doctor was hurried but occasionally the doctor had time for me.
       0% from 0 votes

Rarely did the doctor not have time for me.
       25% from 1 votes  
Sometimes the doctor was hurried; other times the doctor had time.
       0% from 0 votes


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KEVIN STODA-has been blessed to have either traveled in or worked in nearly 100 countries on five continents over the past two and a half decades.--He sees himself as a peace educator and have been-- a promoter of good economic and social development--making-him an enemy of my homelands humongous DEFENSE SPENDING and its focus on using weapons to try and solve global (more...)
 

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Recent research conducted for the AMA by Essential... by Kevin Anthony Stoda on Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012 at 1:29:08 AM
Patients want many things from their doctors, not ... by Kevin Anthony Stoda on Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012 at 1:31:01 AM
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