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Dr Synonymous Episode 6: Family Medicine, Protecting Patients Like Neighbors

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Comments by Dr Synonymous about how patients and family physicians relate to each other. The focus for this episode is Protection of patients and family physicians in the context of their important relationship. Protection to do their work, to have their life and to make reasonable decisions regarding health and well-being may depend on internal and external forces, such as personal values and societal rules. He will take calls from patients and doctors to ask or comment on how to protect patients now and during the massive change coming in health care. Dr Synonymous will introduce the importance of neighborliness as an important element of protection. What would we do for and expect of our neighbors if they are the patient or the family doctor? Discussion will include socio-technical innovation that that supports system change and human dignity.