Communication: Key To A Successful Patient-Doctor Relationship

1. Rules for engagement (refer to the four forms to be completed and signed off in agreement

2. Direct personal communication between me as physician-consultant

and patient as client with my position being the advisor and manager of the patient’s primary medical care (committing to keeping up with educational requirements – CME’s, and researching or investigating required document-knowledge)

3. Recommendation for discontinuation of care, psych Eval, and/or referral to specialty care

4. Payment at the time of service

5. Arbitration to resolve conflict

6. Commitment to informing, instructing, and other didactic transparent and prevent early untimely death engagement with patient-public to reduce or minimize human suffering and prevent early untimely death using mobile apparatus and state of the art methodology.

7. 24/7 access to me via mobile phone with direct live video access (virtual medicine/TELEmedicine/TELEpathology)

8. Reference to current literature

9. Communication as required with other physicians on behalf of patients

10. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF PROFESSIONAL LIMITATIONS.

Written By: Dr. Jackson Gates

Dr. Jackson L. Gates, MD serves as our Founder & President of Medical Diagnostic Choices. He has personally diagnosed, treated, and reviewed well over 100,000 combined, clinical and laboratory medicine cases over his community-based medical practice career.

October 21, 2020

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