The right choice
Finding the right primary care physician for you is not always easy and it shouldn’t be taken lightly. It is one of the most important relationships you will ever have. This is the person who will monitor and direct all your care. You need to be sure. There are many factors to consider.
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Finding the right primary care physician for you is not always easy and it shouldn’t be taken lightly. It is one of the most important relationships you will ever have. More
Meet Dr. Dan Oates, geriatrician
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Of all the health care choices, none is as essential as choosing a primary care provider (PCP).
Not only is it difficult to find a PCP that is accepting new patients, what to look for in a doctor can be equally daunting. Personal preferences prevail. Gender and age can be a factor. People might have a higher comfort with a doctor of the same sex. Some might prefer a younger doctor more likely to be up-to-date with newer treatments while others may relish the attention of a more experienced doctor. More
of good medical partnership
Dr. Julien Dedier, a doctor of internal medicine at Boston Medical Center, readily admits that much has changed in medicine over the years, especially among primary care physicians (PCPs). More
The CEO of your health care
If you’re making a list and checking it twice this holiday season, why not jot down a few ways to improve your health? Let’s see — there’s quitting tobacco, exercising regularly, eating well, losing extra pounds, getting enough sleep, defusing stress and taking medicine as prescribed. If this looks a tad too ambitious, don’t despair. More