LOCAL PHYSICIAN OPENS NEW PRACTICE FOCUSING ON ‘QUALITY INSTEAD OF QUANTITY’- FLATHEAD BEACON

GLACIER DIRECT PRIMARY CARE CHARGES PATIENTS A MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP RATE FOR ACCESS TO A PERSONAL DOCTOR

BY MADELEINE LAMON // 

In early 2017, Dr. Lexi Tabor-Manaker was frustrated with medicine. She had dreamed of being a doctor since she was a young girl, but she was beginning to question her career.

“I was just feeling the frustrations of always feeling that my day was supposed to be based on billing and the quantity of patients I could see, and that’s just never really been how I’ve practiced,” she said.

She confided in a colleague at the Veterans Health Administration who told her that the modern medical industry did not appreciate her wish to prioritize patient needs on a personal basis: “You know, Lexi, the system doesn’t value what you have to offer.” Read More…

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MADELEINE LAMON

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