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By Jackie Valley | The Nevada Independent | May 7th, 2017 – 3:00am

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LAS VEGAS, NV – Dr. Samir Qamar first noticed flaws in the United State’s health system as a medical resident at Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania.  He felt pressure to see new patients every 10 or 15 minutes, leaving little time to establish a rapport with those seeking his care. It didn’t mesh with his altruistic vision of family medicine — physicians knowing their patients on a personal level and providing basic care with an eye toward keeping them healthy in the long run.  “Medicine is a business in this country,” said Qamar, who now lives in Las Vegas. “And that was only part of the problem.”

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