Tag: physical exam

Primary care and the physical exam; why it stops at the navel and is part of the reason our healthcare system is so inefficient.

Primary care and the physical exam; why it stops at the navel and is part of the reason our healthcare system is so inefficient. How many doctors does it take to screw in a lightbulb?  Strange question right, but our healthcare system has way too many people involved in your health problems, leading to poor treatments, diagnosis and of course high prices. This fragmentation of care management is simply bad for our health and our wallets as well. One primary care doctor recently raised the same concern I have raised for years, which is that at the primary care level, Read More »