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My Work Can Be Like Spinning Plates in the Circus

By David Ting, MD

Related to: Ambulatory, Communication, Diagnosis, Cures Act: Opening Notes, Primary Care, Other Specialties, Patient Safety Awareness, Physician Voice

Like many primary care physicians, David Ting, MD, MPH, sees patients about every 15 minutes. But the time before and after each appointment requires preparation and follow-up that translates into about an hour per patient visit. Dr. Ting describes how managing all the moving parts begins to feel like a circus act.

1 minute 33 seconds

January 27, 2012
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