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HealthSmart in a Minute: Doctor Patient Partnership

Written by witf | Apr 15, 2013 12:19 PM
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You may remember a time when the doctor-patient relationship was somewhat paternalistic.

But Dr. Dennis Gingrich, the Board Chair of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, says times are changing.

"Today, most patients prefer a partnership, and to be honest with you that’s my preference too, if the patient’s good with that," says Gingrich.

Get a few tips for making a doctor-patient partnership work in the video below.

HealthSmart in a Minute is supported by Capital BlueCross as a community service for the communities of central Pennsylvania.

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