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A medical breakthrough

by Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor
ODA Today

In the Feb. 17, 2014 edition of “The Wall Street Journal,” reporter Laura Landro broke the startling news of a modern medical breakthrough. “An increasing number of practices are scrapping the traditional one-on-one doctor-patient relationship.  Instead, patients are receiving care from a group of health professionals who divide up responsibilities. … While the supervising doctor still directly oversees patient care, other medical professionals – nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical pharmacists – are performing more…

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