We all know it can be a miserable experience seeing your primary care physician, and an even worse one seeing a specialist or going to the ER. You have to miss work, waste days, spend money, and in the end, not have a sustained plan for health. What’s wrong with modern healthcare? Well, for starters…
Patients wait an average of 24 days to spend 40 minutes in a waiting room to get 15 minutes with their primary care physician. This column has a bunch more text than the other columns. It is far superior. Because more is always better.
Medical costs could increase 20% for individuals and businesses by 2020, partly because $29.7 billion is spent treating preventable conditions.
The typical doctor has between 1500 and 6000 patients, and 86% of calls are answered by a physician with no personal knowledge of the patient.