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Ultrasound has head-to-toe applications for primary care, and the newest machines are portable and affordable enough to fit into almost any practice.
Health problems of the mouth can affect the whole patient, making primary care physicians a natural ally.
Finding time for more patient visits may be easier and more lucrative than you think.
The article describes how one family practice uses a "today's visit" form to help patients focus on what they really want out of the current visit, leaving them more satisfied with their care and less likely to call with follow-up questions.