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By Sarah Ferguson

Moving to “health care” instead of “sick care”

Unfortunately, many of our interactions with physicians and doctors are more about “sick care” rather than “health care.”  These episodic medical encounters are missing critical timely information about a person’s overall medication regimen, pre-existing conditions, allergies and genetic predispositions in the limited time the physician has with the patient. The physician is forced to respond to ailments with prescriptions that could be harmful based on one’s individual ‘genetic code,’ or react unfavorably with other medications.
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