Enhancing Your Practice: Group medical visits: A glimpse into the future? - Patient Care
Posted Nov 18 2008 12:17am
Enhancing Your Practice: Group medical visits: A glimpse into the future? - Patient Care: "Imagine accomplishing 15 office visits in 1 1/2 hours, yet providing complete medical care, answering all questions, and watching patients leave arm in arm, talking animatedly about your health-maintenance advice. According to advocates of the group medical appointment, all this is possible with one of the established models of shared visits. While many primary physicians understandably wrestle with the notion of a group visit, which evokes images of support groups, lectures, classes, or even group therapy, others have begun incorporating traditional medical care into this innovative group setting." Here's a clever way of improving the doctor's efficiency. What I really like about this model is that it allows patients to help each other !