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Concierge Medicine: Paying for Your Doc's Undivided Attention

Long a must-have for stars and the very rich, concierge doctors are becoming more common among the middle class who are fed up with long waits and rushed visits in traditional practices. These patients are willing to pay a price for doctors who are available 24/7 and who make house calls.

Medco's DNA Direct Deal Could Pay Off Big

Medco Health Solutions's purchase of DNA Direct may be small in size but big in potential. It bolsters the pharmacy benefits manager's footprint in personalized medicine, a fast-growing field that uses a patient's genetic data to better target health-care treatments.