Many primary care doctors are unhappy with the “factory medicine” they have to practice. Some are creating “concierge medicine” practices in response, cutting patient roles and asking for retainer fees from those that remain. Patients receive much longer appointments, greater access, and more personal care for these higher fees. Two concierge doctors and a patient discuss.
- Dr. Uday Jani, internist, Lewis, DE
- Dr. Jeffrey Puglisi, Glenville Medical Concierge Care, Greenwich, CT
- “Suzy,” concierge patient