Monthly Archives: November 2014

TOP TEN (10) Reasons to SEEK SECOND OPINION

November 10th, 2014 (No Comments)

“AN ESTIMATED FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND (400.000) DEATHS ANNUALLY IN THE USA ARE DUE TO MEDICAL ERRORS”   In efforts to assure transparency and accountability in our health care system, here are the top  ten (10) reasons patients should consider a second opinion: 1. MISDIAGNOSIS: A) False-Negative pap-smear in a patient with at least five consecutive […]

Medical Release FORM For Medical Evaluation by Dr. Gates

November 9th, 2014 (No Comments)

CLICK ON THE ABOVE RELEASE FORM to PRINT COPY

Patients Should Not Be Required to Wait

November 9th, 2014 (No Comments)

Often times there is a delay in the transition of medical care. This delay is due in part to inefficient communication and operation by other medical office/hospital staff members outside of the control of MDC-Atlanta, and patients should not be held accountable for such actions. The delay in medical care transition can be potentially detrimental […]

Policy for Patient Care at MDC-Atlanta

November 9th, 2014 (No Comments)

Often times there is a delay in the transition of medical care. This delay is due in part to inefficient communication and operation by other medical office/hospital staff members outside of the control of MDC-Atlanta, and patients should not be held accountable for such actions. The delay in medical care transition can be potentially detrimental […]

Transition of Medical Care

November 9th, 2014 (No Comments)

There are many reasons why patients choose to transfer or transition their medical care from one doctor to another. We at MDC-Atlanta suggest the following steps to take in the transition of medical care:. -Notify your current doctor or health care provider regarding your intent to discontinue medical services with that provider, and transfer medical […]