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Retail clinics, apps change doctor-patient relationship
Yahoo! News

Tom Coote suspected the stabbing pain in his abdomen was serious, but the harried doctor at the urgent care center suggested it was merely indigestion.

Coote also suspected that his recently retired family physician would have taken more time to diagnose what turned out to be appendicitis.

“Even when he was busy, he took his time,” the 40-year-old Staten Island man recalled. “There was a relationship there … he was very thorough.”

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