When I was a growing you had one family Doctor,provided service when one was expecting he delivered you at birth took out your tonsils set a broke arm, removed your appendix & made house calls in any type of weather.
I don’t know when the AMA got the brainstorm to eliminate house calls,but they did just that ” Dial 911 and get yourself over to the Emergency room is what they tell you now. If you have no money or coverage they wont see you. What ever happened to the Hippocratic oath, out the window along with house calls The Doctor the once the most respected individual is now viewed as a Bum merely out for the cash reward . My parents grew up in the 1920′s in the poorest neighborhood in N.Y.C. ”Williamsburg ”and the Doctor lived in the neighborhood that he practiced in , he was a professional a college graduate and could have live anywhere , but he chose out of dedication to live where he practiced
among illiterate factory workers now that’s respect and dedication!
Today A Doctor wants to practice in Levittown(working class$200.000 homes) but live in Muttontown town( upscale 3 million dollar homes). I think that todays Doctors feel that being a Doctor is like an elevation in society like an English Earl ..guess what well It Ain’t . Perhaps we \should call Doctors Mr or Mrs , instead of Doctor as a Nurse is Addressed it would bring then.back to reality intonthe wirkd of “respect the patient “
Doctors should work for the government and get a pay scale like that of a military doctor only , its high time for a change in the system.end
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