Practice of Medicine

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Concierge Medicine-No Guarantee against Failure to Diagnose Lung Cancer

October 20, 2014

Abstract: A healthy, athletic woman elected to follow her primary care physician (PCP) into the PCP’s new concierge[i] practice. The promise of accessibility to the PCP on weekends and nights, as well as the promise of obtaining “state of the art” diagnostic and screening studies, above and beyond the usual preventive testing being offered, appealed to her sense of remaining healthy and fit. A …

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