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house call

n.
A professional visit made to a home, especially by a physician.
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house call

A visit to a Pt by a physician providing some form of primary care or followup to prior therapy
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Due to the access that comes with Aetna's robust network of high-quality providers, those using Heal in greater Atlanta can schedule house calls with pediatricians, internists and family practice physicians for the same co-pay as a primary care doctor's office visit.
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Jorgensen recently opened House Calls Primary Healthcare, a mobile health care service.
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He can make a house call and clean the computer in about two hours if he doesn't have to save data, or it can take him up to four hours if the client needs to have their data saved.
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