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Dr. Jen Aloff is a family practice physician and also happens to be Al's sister in law. Jen has been practicing family practice medicine in Midland, MI for 25 years or so...a similar amount of time that Al has been in his general dental practice. Their wide ranging conversation does a bit of comparing and contrasting of the two professions over the last quarter century.

  • Jen's educational background
  • What changes has she seen over the last 25 years (a loaded question if there ever was one)
  • pre-COVID vs. post-COVID
  • the financial models of medicine and dentistry are completely different...why?
  • They don't talk about money in medicine.
  • Really bizarre incentives in medicine
  • Health care or sick care?
  • Everyone understands lifestyle diseases
  • Big Pharma and the family practice doc
  • Consolidation--->limited access
  • "You can make more money doing procedures..."
  • Proposing two different payment models in medicine
  • Try and refuse a CT
  • Recordkeeping in medicine
  • Is data the new currency in medicine?

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