The DocTalker Medical Team writes for the blog
Better Health, which boasts 10 million unique users a month, was founded by Dr. Val Jones, provides insightful and trustworthy health commentary, helping to inform health policy makers about the provider point of view.
Considering the philosophy that DocTalker is built on: a patient-focused practice offering affordable, convenient access to healthcare, our medical team was invited to serve as the voice of primary care, and posts weekly for Primary Care Wednesdays. Read our posts here:
How Small Adjustments Via Telemedicine Can Make A Big Difference
How To Micro-Tweak Diagnosis and Treatment
One More Medical Acronym To Add To The Pile
How Direct Access To A Doctor Can Save A Person's Life
The Power of Comprehensive Healthcare
The Primary Care Shortage: Killing The Golden Egg-Laying Goose?
Diagnosis And Care: Just A Phone Call Away
Healthcare Reform, Direct Patient Care, And The Period Of Discovery
Consider A Doctor Who's Not A "Preferred Provider"
The Semantics Of Reform
Trapped In Family Medicine, Can This Marriage Be Saved? Act V: The Unhealthy Triangle: Patient, Doctor, and Insurance.
Here We Go Again
Trapped In Family Medicine, Act IV: The Choice -- Grow Or Pay More To Stay The Same
Snowmaggedon And Physician Responsibility
Trapped In Family Medicine, Can This Marriage Be Saved? Act III: Thidwick's Horns
Patient-Driven Primary Care -- A Cornerstone Of The Health
Patient-Driven Primary Care Shouldn't Be Labeled "Concierge"
What Role Should A 21st Century Physician Play?
Warning: Hippos Can Run Really Fast ... Take Your Medicine.
Primary Care And The Advantage Of Continuous Communication
Twas The Night Before Healthcare Reform
Trapped In Family Medicine Can This Marriage Be Saved, Act II: The Counseling Session
PECOS: A Back Door Way To Force All Physicians To Accept Medicare?
Trapped In Family Medicine, Can This Marriage Be Saved: The PCP Encounter
Trapped In Family Medicine, Can This Marriage Be Saved?
Thidwick's Horns And The Diminishing Autonomy Of Primary Care Physicians
The House Special
Physician Payment: Why So Complicated?
Insights From Harvard's Primary Care Innovators Round Table
For Lack Of Transparent Prices
BIG BROTHER: Lip Service For Privacy
Telemedicine As The Cost-Saving Foundation To Healthcare
Why Do We Need Insurance To Cover Primary Care Costs
The Truth About Death Panels
The Journey Of The Pinata Master Part 2: The Great American Healthcare Bash
The Journey Of The Pinata Master
Making Healthcare Affordable From The Bottom Up
Is Plan A Four-Letter Word When It Comes To Healthcare
The Pronouncement: The Healthcare Debate In A Nutshell
A Concierge Medical Practice For Everyone? How Is That Possible?
Creating Cost-Efficient Primary Care Medical Practice By Using 21st Century Technology
The Difference Between Short And Long Term Medicare Savings For Healthcare Reform
Video: Grassroots Healthcare Reform Driven By Doctors
A Primary Care Provider's Dilemma: The Decision To Opt Out Of Medicare
How Medical Malpractice Reform Could Save Lives
W elcome To The Information Age, Primary Care
Micromanaging Nonsense: What It Takes To Swallow A Pill
The Five Cornerstones of 21st Century Medical Care
Silence: The Value of Listening
How Primary Care Providers Can Help Women Hurdle The "Roadblocks" To Their Care
Will Rationing Become A Part of Reform?
Telemedicine Checks In On Chronic Healthcare Problems
What's On The Horizon For The Swine Flu Vaccine
Telemedicine Care: A Malpractice Risk? Au Contraire
Housecalls Are A Necessary Component of Healthcare for Our Aged Population
The Commonplace Tool That Can Revolutionize Primary Care
In Defense Of The Remote Access Medical Visit
Are Face-To-Face Visits Really Required To Provide The Highest Quality Care?
Uncle Sam: Do Your Research First
The Unturned Stone of Healthcare Reform: Primary Care Practices That Can Compete on Price
A Time For Doctors To Stand Up And Be Heard
Sneaky Things Doctors Do To Survive: Financial Reality Part 3
Beyond The Five Digit Code: The Are Of Putting Patients First
Sneaky Things That Doctors Do To Survive Financially Part 2
Time Not Well Spent: How Insurance Keeps Doctors From Patients
Sneaky Things That Doctors Do To Survive Financially, Introduction
The Value Of The Oath
Moral Hazards: What Happens When You Think Healthcare Is Free
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