Posted in Uncategorized

Lamberts, MD: ‘Thank you, sir, for letting me into your home. Thank you for trusting me when you didn’t want to trust a doctor.’

Nothing more needs to be said…

THE DIRECT PRIMARY CARE JOURNAL

The Freedom to Care

August 21, 2014 I got the following email a few weeks ago (details changed for confidentiality reasons):

Dear Sir, 

I read about your unique practice online.   I have an 91 year old ambulatory father who will not go to a doctor.  He definitely is not well and this is the only way I can get him the attention he needs.   He is adamant about not wanting medical interventions, however he still needs to be seen by someone.  Despite his weakness, he has a strong will and cannot be made to go to a medical office.  I told him I would try to find a physician to come to the house.  

He lives in Augusta.  I would retain you as needed.  Thank you for your reply.

The son who wrote this lives in-state, but a few hours away, and was…

View original post 1,079 more words

Author:

A primary care physician by training, my passion is researching and writing about the importance restoring patient centered care, supporting independent private physicians, promoting free-market solutions and seeking sustainable fiscal policy in healthcare.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s