In love, never say never chapter 997
I chuckled, “We’re only here to take a look at the hospital and the medical equipment. We’re not here to tear down this place. Why did you bring so many people?”
He chuckled and replied, “Let’s go. The doctors and equipment are up there. You should take a look at them so you’d feel more assured. Rich people like you tend to be more cautious.”
I followed behind him and let out a soft chuckle. “I have no choice, she’s my precious daughter, and I want to give her the best.”
His laughter echoed in the lift. Upon arriving at the second floor, I followed him past a metal gate that led to a fifty square meters big office. There were five doctors donned in their white gowns.
After an exchange of greetings, Brandon announced, “Alright. Since everyone knows each other, let’s jump straight to the equipment. Please explain to Ms. Stovall their functions and attend to her queries as soon as possible.”
They all nodded.
I was not in a rush to look at the equipment, so I asked, “Mr. Dumphy, I’m not an expert in this field, so there’s no point in me trying to know more about the equipment. However, I have a request. I hope you wouldn’t mind.”
He smiled at me and replied, “Of course I wouldn’t mind. I have no reason to reject your request as long as it’s logical and legal.”
Logical and legal?
I let out an awkward chuckle. Would my request be logical and legal?
I looked at him and continued, “I’d like to look through the doctors’ credentials. To be qualified as either a clinical or surgical doctor, one needs to attain certain qualifications. I hope you all don’t mind letting me take a look at them.”
A few of the doctors’ faces froze while Brandon was puzzled. “Ms. Stovall, I believe you know that such information is confidential. Rest assured that our doctors are all experienced and capable, and they all graduated from top universities. We’ll definitely do our best for your daughter.”
I furrowed my brows and was hesitant. “Mr. Dumphy, there are two major factors that can determine the success rate of surgery – a safe operating environment and the doctor’s capabilities. Since I’m not an expert in the medical field, it doesn’t make sense for me to measure the safety level of the equipment. However, I would be able to verify the doctor’s qualifications. Since they’re from top universities, can I take a look at their certifications?”
It seemed like my request was ridiculous to them, as none of them intended to show me their qualifications.
I looked at the doctors, then at Brandon, and smiled slightly. “Mr. Dumphy, I don’t think I’m making a difficult request. I believe this would form the basis of the trust I have with you all. If I’m unable to trust your doctors, I would rather engage the surgery somewhere else. I don’t wish to bet on my daughter’s life.”
Brandon frowned and replied, “Ms. Stovall, you know the significance of this surgery very well. We share the same purpose of saving your daughter’s life. It’s not that we don’t want you to look at their qualifications, but if you were to leak such information, it would ruin their career. After all, they do not have a perfect record on their portfolio.”
I nodded slightly and did not refute his words any further. “Indeed. Since you want to protect your doctors while I want to save my daughter, let’s come to a compromise.”
“What are your thoughts?” he asked me impatiently.
“You could rent the operating theatre to me. Since you won’t be able to show me their qualifications, I won’t be able to trust them with my daughter’s surgery. Hence, I would get other doctors to perform the surgery. Despite that, I’d still pay the same amount.”
It was a logical offer, so he had no reasons to reject it. He thought about it for a moment and replied, “Your request is not impossible. However, we need to bring it up to the senior management for approval.”
I nodded with a smile. “Please bring it up to them as soon as possible. As you know, time is running out as my daughter is in critical condition.”
He nodded profusely.
It was not easy to flight a taxi in the suburbs. I was calling someone while pacing around the factory. I wonder if Hailey did her surgery here as well.