Louisville Magazine

AUG 2019

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LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 8.19 93 "The over-reliance on medication alone to treat mental illness. It is important to have a multi- disciplinary approach. Therapy is a very important part of treatment. "The misperception that doctors' roles are more important than patients' roles in health and disease." "Not seeing the correlation between exercise and nutrition and rising obesity and chronic medical conditions." "That going to specialists is more important than having solid primary care." "That doctors are equally if not more frustrated than patients with the ways in which they are forced to practice and deliver care." "All people have equal access to care. This is true to a degree, but lack of affordability, transportation and other factors for many patients is a significant barrier to health care." "The health care community is second to none. I think this is often an overlooked fact." "(Louisville is) too small and not 'big city' enough to compete. I have people come to me from all over the world." "That certain hospital systems are less desirable than others because of locations or populations served; excellent care can be obtained throughout the Louisville area to meet everyone's needs." "We have an excellent medical school and academic practice. I have never been in a city that doesn't appreciate its medical school as much as Louisville." "Whoever spends the most on ads is the best for treatment." MISUNDERSTANDINGS:

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