TITLE

Pay as you don't go

AUTHOR(S)
Patel, Kinesh
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1380
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on patients who miss doctor's appointments without explanation or punishment. He suggests that no one publicly dares suggest that patients should be held accountable for their actions regarding missed office visits. He argues that a new system of sanctions, either financial or otherwise, should be implemented for patients who miss appointments.
ACCESSION #
32747055

 

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