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Physician Offers Innovative Primary Health Care Services to North Palm Beach Patients

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 General News J E 4
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NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 29 Ira G. Warshaw, M.D.,will open a new primary care practice designed to appeal to patients in searchof a user-friendly alternative to the long wait times, rushed appointments andlack of personal interaction that most patients experience with their doctors.

The latest of several ModernMed practices nationwide, Dr. Warshaw willserve patients in the Central and North Palm Beach County area and isscheduled to open on Nov. 3. The practice will accommodate a maximum of only500 patients, compared to the 2,500 patient load of the average primarymedical practice.

Concierge medicine is gaining popularity across the nation as a growingnumber of Americans report dissatisfaction with current health care services.Studies have shown that adults in the U.S. report lower levels of satisfactionwith their health care compared to residents of similar countries like theU.K. and Canada.

Dr. Warshaw places a strong emphasis on preventive health and believesthat delivering quality medical care is a collaborative effort that requiresactive patient involvement. He lists good communication and easy access tocare as critical factors in establishing effective, long-lasting patientrelationships.

"I pride myself on my commitment to deliver the very best medical care tomy patients," said Dr. Warshaw. "My goal is to help patients achieve theiroptimal health by being readily accessible and providing excellent care in arelaxed, comfortable environment."

The distinguishing characteristic of the practice is the extraordinarylevel of access to Dr. Warshaw and his staff. Regular office hours will beMonday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and, in addition toguaranteed same-day or next-day appointments, Dr. Warshaw will make housecalls to help those with limited access to care. Patients can also contact him24 / 7 through email or mobile phone.

Dr. Warshaw will treat patients age five and older with a broad range ofwellness services to complement his preventive approach to primary healthcare. Dr. Warshaw diagnoses and manages a wide array of medical issuesincluding diabetes, heart disease, nutrition and weight management. Patientswill receive annual comprehensive wellness exams and have direct access totheir electronic medical records.

A graduate of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, N.J., Dr.Warshaw is board-certified in Family Practice. He completed the FamilyMedicine Residency Program at the prestigious Brown University Medical Schoolin Providence, R.I., notable for its community outreach programs.

Dr. Warshaw previously served as president of the Rhode Island Academy ofFamily Physicians before accepting a position with Good Samaritan MedicalHospital in West Palm Beach in 1993. There he assisted with the development ofthe Good Samaritan Primary Care group practice, served on the Executive StaffCommittee and as chief of the Family Medicine Division.

He was named one of South Florida's Top Physicians in 2002 by MiamiMagazine and is a member of the American Medical Association, the AmericanAcademy of Family Physicians, the Florida Medical Association and the PalmBeach Medical Society.

Located at 1216 U.S. Highway 1, Suite A in North Palm Beach, Dr. Warshawis a member of ModernMed's forward-thinking primary health care service firm,focused on providing a revolutionary health care experience unlike anytraditional medical practice. For more information, please visitwww.ModernMed.com/Warshaw or call 1-866-603-6777.

SOURCE ModernMed, Inc.
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