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What is primary care?
In theory, it’s a long-term relationship between a healthcare practitioner and a patient encompassing preventative health practices, acute illness, and chronic disease.
In practice, the insurance system has created an environment where physicians are incentivized to see more patients in less time, and the doctor-patient relationship is suffering because of it.
Julie talks with CrossFit CEO Eric Roza about the current state of primary care and why the direct primary care model gives hope for the future.
To learn more about CrossFit Health and how to get involved as a healthcare provider or patient, visit health.crossfit.com.
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