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Elizabeth Kass and Mark L. Zeidel

New twist on the old house call

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By Elizabeth Kass and Mark L. Zeidel
April 14, 2008

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CLOSE YOUR EYES and envision a physician carrying his or her black bag to make a house call on a frail elderly person, someone with a disability, or even an aging baby boomer. Does this image seem as outdated as multi-week hospital stays? Actually, house calls, with their potential to lower costs while improving healthcare quality, are more relevant than ... (Full article: 692 words)

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