(Your Life Magazine) It’s not unusual for a patient to change doctors. Doctors retire, families move, insurance changes. And sometimes, patients get fired. “Discharging parents from a practice is never easy,” says Thomas Tryon, a pediatrician at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Mo. “I never did it without disappointment that I’d somehow failed to communicate enough with the family.”
But done it he has, as have other pediatricians. Missed appointments, rude or threatening behavior and nonpayment of bills are some of the reasons cited — but one that’s becoming increasingly common is parents’ refusal to allow their children to be vaccinated.
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