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Pamela Wible, MD

Pamela Wible, MD

Dr Wible is a family physician born into a family of physicians. She has developed a model for change in healthcare delivery that first asks a community what it wants and needs from the healthcare experience. Her model for the “ideal clinic” is taught in graduate medical curricula.

 

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Pamela Wible, MD, will stop taking commercial insurance on 6/1/2015. She gave her patients the option to leave or stay.

A physician is found dead, an apparent suicide. Other building tenants get the media’s attention—but not because they knew Dr Azkue.

ED physicians DO cry—and this one was caught in the act. Far from being universally villified for “losing it,” his all-too-human emotion has struck a much deeper chord.

In testimony to the state legislature on March 18, 2015, Dr Wible endorsed a bill requiring annual depression screening for Missouri medical school students and services to those at risk.

Solve problems, return calls, start on time—3 of the 7 ways Dr Pamela Wible ensures her patients are hers and always hers.

For this young physician in India, reading an article on physician suicide was “the best thing” in his day. There is one thing, he says, that keeps him moving forward.

“Maybe (like me) you just want to know why our colleagues die by suicide at twice the rate of their patients” asks this family physician. Here: results from 4 “psychological autopsies.”

Health insurance is complex. Eating out is easy—unless you were to involve your health insurance company.

Pamela Wible, MD, is a family physician in solo practice in Oregon. She accepts most insurance plans. But, to protect herself, her practice, and her patients, she is very clear on what type of contract she will not sign.

Here, 12 reasons why physicians could use a little TLC. Tell us how many ring true for you.

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