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Dr Synonymous

The Dr Synonymous Show


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A Holistic Family Physician reviews and discusses Direct Primary Care, Holistic Family Medicine and Current Issues in Health. Interviews will focus on human concerns of patients, friends and family physicians.

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Your host, A. Patrick Jonas, MD notes that: change and newness abound as spring is upon us and winter is gone. Easter brings magic and reverence, while the CDC chides physicians for opiate prescribing, but local hospitals celebrate... more

Your host, Dr Jonas, will reflect on a fermentation session he attended today. Kefir, kombucha, scoby and scoby hotel were some of the interesting subjects. The food world is changing and physicians need to keep up. Physician... more

Dr Jonas, your host for the Dr Synonymous Show will celebrate Direct Primary Care (Direct Family Medicine is his version) as a way to lessen the Presidential Election Year Blues. A Forbes online article by Dave Chase provides some... more

Dr Jonas, your host for the Dr Synonymous Show goes through a Blog, Tweet and Literature review before discussing his post about Geezers in Direct Primary Care. Can FP's near the end of their practicing careers shift into DPC, making... more

The DPC Ohio culture moved ahead on February 20th as 24 fans of DPC gathered at the Dublin Integrated Education Center. Medical students, residents, a FNP student, Family Physicians, General Internists, a Rheumatologist,... more

Direct Primary Care is growing and groaning. What drives it? What goes into the development of the DPC culture? Is there a culture of DPC? "A culture is a way of life of a group of people--the behaviors, beliefs, values, and symbols that they... more

Dr. Pat Jonas, your host on the Dr Synonymous Show, will discuss Direct Primary Care again focusing on some DPC secrets that make it appealing. Time, Time, Time. Expanded Differential Diagnosis. Depth of personalization.... more

Dr Jonas, your host, holds a late night session about morbid measurement, murderous metrics which are killing healthcare. The NYT article "How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers" by Robert Wachter in the Sunday... more

Dr Jonas, your host, will do the usual blog, tweet and literature review with an eye toward the new year. Healthcare is stuck. What's going to deliver the course correction. Will Family Medicine start a breakaway from business as usual? Will... more

Let's think about Christmas. And Dr Synonymous. And Families. And Family Medicine. Join us on a Christmas adventure, from Dr Jonas childhood town to the present. Christmas is still magic

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