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The Williams’ terrible, horrible, no good, very bad month

(The following is a dramatization.)

One of the first things the Williams family did when making the move to the Charlotte area was subscribe to a subscription medical plan that included the services of family doctors Which was good, because one of the first things Mr. Williams did on moving day was throw his back out trying to move the piano. Even though it was a Saturday, the doctor came to help him deal with the injury.

This was the beginning of what was going to be a very difficult month for the family. A week later, the family’s oldest daughter was bitten by a dog while jogging. It wasn’t a large dog, but when she got home she found that the wound was too big to cover with a Band-Aid. They called the doctor again, who cleaned up the wound and gave her a couple of stitches and some antibiotics.

On their first day of school, Kevin came into contact with a new friend’s sandwich — which unfortunately was peanut butter and jelly, and Kevin had a dangerous peanut allergy. He was taken to the emergency room, but he needed a couple of follow-up visits from the family doctors afterward. And when Kevin got out of the hospital, the family went out to a restaurant to celebrate. Unfortunately, Mrs. Williams ordered the chicken and got a mild case of food poisoning. The doctor came and diagnosed it as Campylobacter jejuni — not life-threatening, but it made for several unpleasant days… during which time Kevin’s twin brother Keith fell off his bike and dislocated his wrist, and their youngest daughter got an ear infection.

When you have a family, you have a lot of people that a lot can happen to (although usually not all in the same month). That’s why your family need family doctors.

A family medical practice or family doctors in Matthews, NC

The Conner Clinic in Matthews, NC, offers complete family health care. The Conner Clinic is a subscription medical practice, integrated with the Hallmark Physician Group. This allows Dr. Conner and the rest of the staff to spend more time on each patient with concierge style personalized medical practice, including annual physicals and customized medical reports. The clinic also offers an in-house pharmacy virtual concierge, an online interface which allows members to schedule appointments, monitor their health history, email their physician, request prescription refills, and view lab results from the in-house lab services.

The clinic accepts Aetna including the Medicare Advantage HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Beech Street, Cigna, Coventry, Healthgram, Human Choicecare, Medcost, Medicare and Railroad Medicare and United Healthcare. If you do not have any of these, contact them to find out if they will accept your insurance.  Check the website — you never know when there might be a special offer. Make an appointment today.


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