The future of healthcare under President Trump and how healthcare providers can have a say in it.


Physician’s Weekly, along with Dr. Linda Girgis, MD, FAAFP, hosted a live Tweet Chat on Wednesday, Feb. 22, to discuss the current and future state of our nation’s healthcare system. More specifically, the discussion was centered around what President Trump and his administration are doing to improve healthcare, and what will happen with the current system in place.  While there are still many wheels in motion concerning policies, there have been numerous discussions among medical professionals and patients about what’s to come.

Here are some highlights from the discussion. Let us know your thoughts on these topics.

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About Dr. Linda Girgis, MD, FAAFP: She is a family physician in South River, New Jersey. She holds board certification from the American Board of Family Medicine and is affiliated with St. Peter’s University Hospital and Raritan Bay Hospital. Dr. Girgis earned her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at Sacred Heart Hospital, through Temple University and she was recognized as intern of the year. Over the course of her practice, Dr. Girgis has continued to earn awards and recognition from her peers and a variety of industry bodies, including: Patients’ Choice Award, 2011-2012, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2011-2012. Dr. Girgis’ primary goal as a physician remains ensuring that each of her patients receives the highest available standard of medical care.