Barefoot Doctors (赤脚医生), and their impact on launching chronological evolution of primary care medicine

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Medical team conducting annual medical examinations of Marshallese people who were exposed to radioactive fallout from an atmospheric nuclear weapons test in 1954.

Medicine is the science of healing and beyond. It’s merely about conveying the comprehensive state of bodily, emotional, psychological, and social well-being into a solo harmony at a given epoch and dwelling that gave the availability of resources and economic status. Medicine is a science that has made tremendous headway over the past century. Yet, it’s dispersion across the socioeconomic landscape has considerably languished. Prominent people with sincere feats have strived to salvage the broken healthcare system. In an exertion to ascertain the medical service delivery model is considered to be convenient for everyone but also affordable, the kind of…...

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Adam Tabriz, MD Dr. Adam Tabriz is an Executive level physician, writer, personalized healthcare system advocate, and entrepreneur with 15+ years of success performing surgery, treating patients, and creating innovative solutions for independent healthcare providers. He provides critically needed remote care access to underserved populations in the Healthcare Beyond Borders initiative. His mission is to create a highly effective business model that alleviates the economic and legislative burden of independent practitioners, empowers patients, and creates ease of access to medical services for everyone. He believes in Achieving performance excellence by leveraging medical expertise and modern-day technology.