On New Year's Day, I elected to post the image above on the DrKarenWinkfield Facebook page (please Like & follow) and thought it would be helpful to share why.
He was unresponsive.
After several attempts, he finally roused but was dazed and a bit confused. Immediately we knew something was wrong with his heart!
Our experience with the healthcare system was stressful and anxiety-provoking. Gratefully, Jeff recovered and went home. However, the experience left an indelible impression upon me about the challenges patients face when participating in our healthcare system.
I am a physician and my husband is very invested in his health, yet we still struggled to navigate and feel heard. Over the next few weeks, I’d like to explore some of the barriers we faced and see if we can come to some solutions together. Are you with me?
~One Drop of Knowledge