I am sorry I was not very clear because I thought this letter might be exposed to the public and worry about privacy. I know she has malice in her intent because she wrote words that I did not say. My charting on her visit and exam showed a different conversation. I saw her only because she was sick c/o dizziness. I addressed this, plus recommended meds. for her hot flashes and bone density test which was needed for someone like her who is on aromatase inhibitor. And she followed those recommendations which says something, it means I was not ignorant and uninformed if she trusted my recommendations.
She stated that I insisted that her severe fatigue was not a side effect of drug letrazole, that I supposedly insisted and would not listen to her , that letrazole and tamoxifen are the same drugs. this was not in our conversation. there were 2 different nurses whom she spoke a day after and both RNs has not mentioned that this pt. complained about me misleading her. My CEO said that the patient could file a complaint to the board for medical misdemeanor. Re. fraud, that was also false, but the CEO do not want to tell the patient that it is the company's protocol to stamp disability papers w/MDs names, even if MDs are out on vacation. So, therefore my company will not help me clear my name because they do not want to be implicated in this accusation of "fraud". I am not intent on suing the patient but to counter sue if she does report me to the board and cost me personal expense. Can I ask my lawyer when I find one, to call my MD so he can diffuse this patient's anger, even though I am innocent, I would rather spend my time peacefully, than fighting w/her. She is not mentally ill, she is a young professional who does not want to go back to work FT, based on severe fatigue as her disability.
Thank you. I appreciate your help.
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