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Creating the best doctor-patient relations

Doctor-patient relationships are important. Dr. Lisa Plotnik, from the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD), says the relationship is kind of like dating. “You wouldn’t date someone repeatedly if you don’t like them,” she said and the same is true with a medical doctor. Plotnik says it’s important to do your homework, but if the communication …

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What is a Medical Home?

From Cheshire Medical Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene In a healthcare world that has become sophisticated and complex, the important role of primary care physicians is sometimes overlooked. As America’s baby boomers reach their 50’s and 60’s, as new medications and technologies allow people to live longer, and as poor lifestyle choices contribute to chronic diseases, the …

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