Items Tagged ‘“fire” patients’

February 9, 2010 · Leave a Comment

The Doctor Will Never See You Again

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

When is it appropriate for doctors to “fire” patients? Patients can and often do leave doctors they don’t see eye to eye with, find inconvenient or can’t afford. But doctors must follow strict ethical rules when they want to dismiss a patient…   Michael Bannon, a general surgeon and chairman of the ethics subcommittee at […]

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