Blog: I Have Been Talking with Your Doctor: Fifty doctors talk about the healthcare crisis and the doctor-patient relationship ©

Patch.com story on “I Have Been Talking with Your Doctor”., 12/20/2016

Thanks to Alexis Tarrazi for reaching out to me and writing this
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Why I am writing this blog and the book, 06/19/2015

Why I am writing this blog and the book, I Have Been Talking with Your Doctor: It is for three reasons: Out of incredible gratitude to my own
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Demographics of the doctor interviewees, 06/19/2015

Gender Male 32 Female 18 Primary Care/Specialist PC 25 Sp 25 Age
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Why did you become a doctor?, 06/18/2015

Obviously to help people. Growing up I was deathly afraid of blood, everything that was gross, and the body. One day I transcended that and
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Please tell me about a typical day or week for you., 06/18/2015

I average 60 hours a week plus the on call. On call is evenings taking calls from patients. Weekends and holidays taking calls and going to the
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Please tell me your thoughts on the doctor-patient relationship. Does it matter? If so, why?, 06/18/2015

It’s key. If it’s not there the patient won’t trust you and take your advice. It’s the key to being a successful physician. It’s
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Please explain to me the complexity of being a doctor. Why is this so hard for patients and the general public to understand?, 06/18/2015

This is because of the increasing amount of medical knowledge and technology going up constantly and the complexity of the health care system
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What is the current state of healthcare? How would you summarize the healthcare crisis?, 06/18/2015

The healthcare costs are rising. A significant chunk of the healthcare dollars go to administrative costs in the health care reform. I only see
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How does it affect the doctor-patient relationship?, 06/18/2015

It makes it more difficult to make them happy. Patients get annoyed when their doctors cannot get testing done. They think that it is
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Has the insurance situation changed being a doctor? If so, how?, 06/18/2015

Before insurance there was more accountability. The patient paid and saw what I did. It allowed us to really function as professionals and allowed
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