Archive for August, 2016

Look Before You Leap: The Value of a New Patient Visit

August 26, 2016 | Primary Care

new patient visitIf you’ve had poor experiences with health care in the past, you know the importance of finding a
doctor and practice that fits your needs.

Whether you are looking for a new family physician or are in need of specialized care, choosing a practice can be challenging. Sure, online reviews and recommendations from friends are helpful, but nothing quite compares to walking into a doctor’s office, feeling out the atmosphere, and conversing with the medical team. A new patient visit provides you the opportunity to do just that. Before committing to a relationship with a new provider, you should always be welcomed to see the facility and ask questions, and equipped with the knowledge to make an informed decision about your care.

Here are a few ways you can prepare for your new patient visit.

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Could Your Child’s Classroom Troubles Be the Result of ADD?

August 11, 2016 | Primary Care

Undivided AttentionWe need to talk. I received yet another note from your teacher today. She says you’re having trouble focusing in class and it’s affecting your grades.

If you find yourself having similar conversations with your child on a regular basis, Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) could be the culprit behind these daily disruptions.

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Caring for the Whole Family: Meet Dr. Renee Kuneff

August 5, 2016 | Primary Care, Provider

Renee Kuneff, DO 6-30-2016-1-2Today’s families are busier than ever, so being able to depend on one physician for your family’s primary medical care makes life easier. That’s where Dr. Renee Kuneff comes in. Kuneff, who is board-certified in family medicine, recently joined LeBauer HealthCare in Oak Ridge, NC. As a family medicine doctor, she is trained to provide preventive care, diagnoses, and treatment to patients for all ages — from infants and children to older adults and seniors.

“It’s a privilege to care for multiple people within the same family, and having that opportunity enhances the bond between doctor and patient,” says Kuneff.

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