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Wed. 7/18/12
Boston Medical Center's House Calls

Boston Medical Center's House Calls
nurse, housecall, 1936, LouisianaThe idea of a doctor showing up on your doorstep, with a doctor’s bag in hand, ready to treat whatever ails you probably sounds like something from another era. But a new initiative that’s part of the Affordable Care Act is bringing this bygone way of practicing medicine into the future.

Guests:
  Congressman Ed Markey, U.S. Representative for Massachusetts' 7th congressional district
  Dr. Daniel Oates, a geriatrician at Boston Medical Center
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