West Memphis truckers’ clinic open, despite setbacks

sportsou

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Truckers have continued to flood a truck stop medical clinic even after a state board temporarily hamstrung the pioneering venture geared to serve drivers.

John McElligott, a Tennessee resident and medical doctor specializing in internal medicine, helped found the Professional Drivers Medical Depots clinic in West Memphis, AR. It is one of several clinics he plans to open in truck stops throughout the country to take walk-in appointments. The clinic aims to offer low-cost care for drivers whose careers often make traditional doctor appointments and regular check-ups difficult.

In August, the Arkansas State Medical Board pulled two temporary operating licenses for physician assistants at McElligott’s clinic, which caused the clinic to shuttle drivers to a nearby medical office. The clinic has appealed that decision.

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BigMACK

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Ok, this sounds like another "We could care less about US Drivers" again. I can't believe this **** that the government is doing. I am really at loss for words at this point.
 
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