Most doctors are overworked and many are burned out. How can you be sure that your doctor will follow up on those important blood tests that were ordered?
I suggest, the next time you are at your doctor’s office, that you try to figure out how organized your doctor is.
Just ask, as a friendly aside, “how overworked are you?” Try to understand how much they dislike their electronic medical record (the majority will hate it).
Is your doctor good at following-up and contacting you with test results, coordination of care, etc? Some physicians are, but many aren’t, because they are overworked and disorganized.
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