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The Digital Frontier: Why Virtual Primary Care is the Future of Healthcare

Since the 1970s, physicians have communicated with patients consistently via telephone, and not until recently the term telemedicine came about to allow for insurance billing. A few years later, only in the past 3-4 years, Virtual Primary Care gained popularity. In 2017, I recall interviewing for a clinical position with a popular telemedicine company that […]

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Patient-Doctor, Therapeutic Alliance

In medical school, physicians are taught to view diseases and scientific processes and approach diagnosis and treatment similarly. Once in practice, however, it’s not diseases that physicians treat but individuals – unique people, each with their own twist on life. It’s the therapeutic alliance these two individuals strike up that uncovers conditions called ‘diseases,’ and […]