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 A Patient Explains The Reasons Behind Doctor Hopping

Oh no it s a doctor hopper You know who I m talking about the patients with twenty previous doctors documented in their chart The ones who took years to be diagnosed The ones who still have not been diagnosed but insist something is wrong They re just jumping around until they get their way you seethe Really Every doctor s appointment is a commitment of time and money for a patient I think I speak for a lot of us when I say that we d greatly prefer it if things went right the first time Unfortunately that s not always the case If one of your patients has hopped instead of immediately assuming they re a problem consider this they re trying to find the help that will allow them to stop hopping Denise Reich is a patient advocate She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article How about those doctor hoppers Did you enjoy today s episode Rate and review the show so more audiences can find The Podcast by KevinMD Subscribe on your favorite podcast app to get notified when a new episode comes out Reflect and earn 1 0 AMA PRA Category 1 CME for this episode Also available in Category 1 CME bundles Powered by CMEfy – a seamless way for busy clinician learners to discover Internet Point-of-Care Learning opportunities that reward AMA PRA Category 1 Credit s Learn more at about cmefy com cme-infoClick here to visit this podcast episode