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A Closer Look (Platinum Practice) #651480

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 25, 2002
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A closer look at "boutique medicine," specialized care for those paying a special price, introduced.

(Boca Raton, Florida: Barry Serafin) The spread of the idea of medical memberships for wealthy patients wanting special attention from physicians examined. [Seattle Dr. John KIRKPATRICK - talks about his service.] [MD VIP's Dr. Bernard KAMINETSKY - comments on his new practice.] [Patient Jody PEREZ - talks cost.] [Former Patient Andy SIMONDS - says it is now "wealth care," not health care.] [Harvard Medical School Dr. John GOODSON - says we are heading for layers of health care.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Further coverage on the ABCNews Website noted.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Serafin, Barry
Duration:
00:02:40

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