Doctors admit lacking quality time with patients

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. _As the healthcare debate continues a survey from a medical group called MDVIP reveals more than 80 percent of doctors admit they lack quality time with their patients. The same survey also says more than half of doctors often write prescriptions or refer their patients to specialists because of time constraints.

According to the survey, more than half of the doctors who responded said they`re more apt to write a prescription due to time constraints.

Dr. Lawrence Gassner, Internist from MDVIP, joined us via satellite with more.

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